Timestamp8/22/14 19:17
Date Searched26-Dec-13
StateNY - New York
CityNew York City
Victim NameJames Torres
Victim's Age44
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired2
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryAccording to the police report, officers were flagged down by a man in the West Bronx, alerting them he had just been robbed. After a quick search, Torres was found by officers around Jerome Avenue and West 179th street. He fled into a building on Davidson Avenue, but officers were right behind him, and during a "physical altercation" inside the building, one unnamed officer shot Torres twice in the chest. He was taken to St. Barnabus Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Source Linkhttp://gothamist.com/2013/12/26/man_killed_by_police_after_alleged.php
Was the Shooting Justified?3
County StateBronx NY - New York