Rodriguez got into some kind of dispute in a grocery parking lot with a group of women, and pushed a shopping cart into a car. He fled when deputies arrived. When they followed him to his house, he was apparently waiting for them. He wielded an ax, his wife was arrested for attacking the injured deputy, and his dog had to be pepper-sprayed. Rodriguez was fatally shot.

ID: 2114

Victms Name: Vidal Rodriguez
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Race: Hispanic/Latino

City: Bradenton
County: Manatee
State: FL
Zip Code: 34208
Country: United States of America

Agency: Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Rodriguez got into some kind of dispute in a grocery parking lot with a group of women, and pushed a shopping cart into a car. He fled when deputies arrived. When they followed him to his house, he was apparently waiting for them. He wielded an ax, his wife was arrested for attacking the injured deputy, and his dog had to be pepper-sprayed. Rodriguez was fatally shot.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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