Gonzalez was shot and killed when he approached an off-duty officer at a restaurant trying to sell him jewelry. Sheriff’s Dept. news release stated that Officer Jose Cortez Amaya called 911 before he shot Gonzalez, but that was contradicted by the recording of the 911 call in which he states that he has already shot him. Amaya’s actions were ruled improper and he was suspended for two days.

ID: 120

Victms Name: Alfonso Ruben Renteria Gonzalez
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Race: Hispanic/Latino

City: Lynwood
County: Los Angeles
State: CA
Zip Code: 90262
Country: United States of America

Agency: Los Angeles Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Gonzalez was shot and killed when he approached an off-duty officer at a restaurant trying to sell him jewelry. Sheriff’s Dept. news release stated that Officer Jose Cortez Amaya called 911 before he shot Gonzalez, but that was contradicted by the recording of the 911 call in which he states that he has already shot him. Amaya’s actions were ruled improper and he was suspended for two days.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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