Angelo Quinto Killed by Antioch Police Department

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Quinto's sister called the police as he was acting erratically. When police arrived, Quinto's mother was seated on the floor embracing him. Police then flipped Quinto over and pinned him on his stomach. One officer held his legs down and another knelt on his neck. Quinto's family state the officer knelt on his neck for five minutes. Quinto lost consciousness, and police attempted to revive him on scene. Quinto passed at a hospital three days later.

Agency: Antioch Police Department

Motive: erratic behavior/welfare check

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Angelo Quinto

Death Date: December 23, 2020

County: Contra Costa

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Physical Restraint

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: No object

Threat Level: None

Fleeing: Not fleeing

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