Two officers approached Gonzalez in connection with a minor traffic incident, and found him nervous and evasive. The situation developed into a physical struggle with the victim, who was then pepper-sprayed without effect. Gonzalez pulled a pistol and wounded one officer in the legs. He was then shot at least four times, fatally. A city official normally critical of police happened to be an eyewitness on scene and confirmed the officers’ actions as justified

ID: 1688

Victms Name: Juan Alberto Negron Gonzalez aka Ruddy Lora
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Race: Hispanic/Latino

City: Hartford
County: Hartford
State: CT
Zip Code: 6105
Country: United States of America

Agency: Hartford Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Two officers approached Gonzalez in connection with a minor traffic incident, and found him nervous and evasive. The situation developed into a physical struggle with the victim, who was then pepper-sprayed without effect. Gonzalez pulled a pistol and wounded one officer in the legs. He was then shot at least four times, fatally. A city official normally critical of police happened to be an eyewitness on scene and confirmed the officers’ actions as justified

Symptoms of mental health: No

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