Fernando Napoles Killed by Kern County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
CA-14 and Redrock Randsburg Rd
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 7 a.m., a deputy was sent to a call for a man walking in the roadway with a gun. The deputy was also told two vehicles in the area could be related to the call. The deputy arrived, and a man got out of one of the vehicles with a firearm and reportedly brandished it toward the deputy.The deputy shot and killed him.

Agency: Kern County Sheriff's Office

Motive: suspicious person

Confrontation Type: None/Unknown

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Fernando Napoles

Death Date: September 3, 2020

County: Kern

Geography: Undetermined

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6150

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