Moises De La Torre Killed by Los Angeles Police Department

Moises De La Torre Killed by Los Angeles Police Department
Moises De La Torre was Killed

Officers reported that they responded to a call that a man was threatening a woman to get money from her, and when they arrived at the scene De La Torre was standing in the middle of the street with his hand in a bag. He didn’t obey orders to stop or take his hands away from the bag, and officers shot him to death. There was a folding chair inside the bag, instead of a gun. De La Torre was reported to struggle with mental illness and substance abuse.

Victim’s Name: Moises De La Torre

Agency Responsible: Los Angeles Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: February 24, 2013

County: Los Angeles

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Geography: Urban

Source: Moises De La Torre Killed by Los Angeles Police Department

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