Heurta had a considerable criminal record and had spent most of the prior 13 years in prison. Police were flagged down by a man who was beaten and robbed, then located and chased Heurta into the subway, off the platform and 100 yards down a dark sooty subway tunnel. He was fatally shot once at close range.

ID: 2297

Victms Name: Juan Aponte Huerta
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Race:

City: New York City
County: New York
State: NY
Zip Code: 10007
Country: United States of America

Agency: City of New York Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Heurta had a considerable criminal record and had spent most of the prior 13 years in prison. Police were flagged down by a man who was beaten and robbed, then located and chased Heurta into the subway, off the platform and 100 yards down a dark sooty subway tunnel. He was fatally shot once at close range.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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