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Timestamp8/20/14 16:34
Date Searched2-Jun-13
StateMA - Massachusetts
CountySuffolk
CityDorchester
Agency NameBoston Police Department
Victim NameRoss Batista
Victim's Age38
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginHispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryVictim was in the passenger seat of a car when he exchanged shots with a man on the sidewalk at about 1 a.m. June 2. Officers heard the shots, ran to the scene. Police said Batista refused to get out of the car, and an officer shot him when he jumped into the back seat and reached for a gun. Conley said Batista then got out and fired at two retreating officers before another officer shot him. He was pronounced dead at a hospital later that evening. The two responding officers were deemed to be acting in self defense and not charged with any wrongdoing.
Source Linkhttp://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/07/25/officers-not-charged-fatal-confrontation-mattapan/QwGZ6eZqskTsxwxV6UPouK/story.html
Name of Officer or OfficersKevin Rooney, Stephen Puopolo
County StateSuffolk MA - Massachusetts
City StateDorchester MA - Massachusetts
Year2013