Timestamp8/21/14 9:01
Date Searched20-Dec-12
StateUT - Utah
CountySalt Lake
Victim NameJose Luis Rodriguez-Castro
Victim's Age32
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginHispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryThe victim was holding his girlfriend at knifepoint in her car when Officer Lloyd approached the vehicle and tried talking to him. Victim told officer to go away and said he was going to die and his girlfriend got hysterical. When a 2nd officer arrived, victim grabbed his girlfriend and got in the back seat with knife pressed to her neck. Officer ordered victim to drop his knife several times loudly and victim refused. Officer opened fire "several times" shooting into the vehicle and killing the victim. His girlfriend was unharmed except for defensive knife wounds, police said. Witnesses said the police saved the woman's life.
Source Linkhttp://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55659458-78/castro-rodriguez-lloyd-martinez.html.csp
Name of Officer or OfficersOfficer Scott Lloyd
County StateSalt Lake UT - Utah
City StateTaylorsville UT - Utah