Timestamp8/27/14 10:51
Date Searched2-Feb-13
StateTX - Texas
CityCopperas Cove
Victim NameKristopher Gagliardi
Victim's Age24
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired2
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryKristofer Gagliardi, 24, the knife-wielding man whom a Copperas Cove police officer shot to death Saturday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder and had used the knife he was carrying to cut his own wrists, his mother, Dawn Prewitt, said Tuesday. Prewitt said she was standing about five feet from her son Saturday night outside of a duplex in the 500 block of Westview Lane when the officer fired, striking Gagliardi twice in the chest.
Source Linkhttp://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/Local-Man-Killed-By-Police-Was-Bipolar-Family-Questions-Officers-Actions-189931631.html
Name of Officer or OfficersBilly J. Ray III
Was the Shooting Justified?2
Date of Incident2/2/13
Results Page Number2
County StateCoryell TX - Texas