Paul Ridgeway

On December 5th, 2018 Paul Ridgeway was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39992
Original Source(s)
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 41
Gender Male
Race -
Incident Location
Address 3700 block Pacheco Blvd
City Martinez
State CA
County Contra Costa
Incident Details
Date December 5th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
Matthew Gauthier After 9:30 a.m., two deputies were finishing up a response to a call when one noticed Ridgeway, who had an outstanding warrant and was on foot. The deputy went to contact him, but Ridgeway allegedly reached into his waistband while running away, prompting a foot pursuit. The deputy commanded him to show his hands and tried to physically control him. During the fight, Ridgeway allegedly pulled out a firearm from his waistband and fired a shot toward the deputy but missed. The deputy shot and killed him.

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