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Timestamp8/21/14 16:25
Date Searched9-Feb-11
StateNM - New Mexico
CityAlbequerque
Victim NameJacob Mitchelstein
Victim's Age29
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired2
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryEconomidy, who was a seven-year veteran of the department, attempted to pull Mitschelen over for an expired license tag in the parking lot of a strip mall, but Mitschelen got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. According to Economidy, Mitschelen stumbled as he was running, and a gun fell out of his clothing. Economidy said he ordered Mitschelen to drop the gun, but Mitschelen picked up the weapon and pointed it at the officer. Econimidy fired five shots at Mitschelen, striking him in the back and the buttocks
Source Linkhttp://www.abqjournal.com/apd-under-fire-incident-summaries#Mitschelen
Name of Officer or OfficersByron Economidy
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?3
County State NM - New Mexico
Year2011