According to HPD, an officer approached the victim’s car because he regarded it as suspicious. At one point, the victim caused his vehicle to accelerate. The door of the victim’s vehicle closed on the officer’s hand. The officer experienced an accidental discharge that killed the victim.

ID: 1879

Victms Name: Jose Vargas Jr.
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Houston
County: Harris
State: TX
Zip Code: 77063
Country: United States of America

Agency: Houston Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to HPD, an officer approached the victim’s car because he regarded it as suspicious. At one point, the victim caused his vehicle to accelerate. The door of the victim’s vehicle closed on the officer’s hand. The officer experienced an accidental discharge that killed the victim.

Symptoms of mental health:

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