Angelo Quinto Killed by Antioch Police Department

 

Angelo Quinto Killed by Antioch Police Department

Angelo Quinto Killed by Antioch Police DepartmentQuinto's sister called the police as he was acting erratically. When police arrived, Quinto's mother was seated on the floor embracing him. Police then flipped Quinto over and pinned him on his stomach. One officer held his legs down and another knelt on his neck. Quinto's family state the officer knelt on his neck for five minutes. Quinto lost consciousness, and police attempted to revive him on scene. Quinto passed at a hospital three days later.
Agency: Antioch Police Department
Motive: erratic behavior/welfare check
Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check
Service Call: Yes
Official Disposition: Pending investigation
Victim Name: Angelo Quinto
Death Date: December 23, 2020
County: Contra Costa
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Race: Hispanic
Cause of Death: Physical Restraint
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Yes
Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon
Weapon: No object
Threat Level: None
Fleeing: Not fleeing
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Published at Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT

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