Cortez was shot multiple times by six officers. He’d announced that he was suicidal, and sat in a vehicle with two handguns. Cortez was killed after exchanging fire to end the standoff.

ID: 1890

Victms Name: Juan Ruiz Cortez
Age:
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Salt Lake City
County: Salt Lake
State: UT
Zip Code: 84102
Country: United States of America

Agency: Salt Lake City Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Cortez was shot multiple times by six officers. He’d announced that he was suicidal, and sat in a vehicle with two handguns. Cortez was killed after exchanging fire to end the standoff.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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