Rafael "Pito" Rivera

On September 12th, 2018 Rafael "Pito" Rivera was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39669
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 32
Gender Male
Race Hispanic/Latino
Incident Location
Address 400 block Plymouth Ave
City Buffalo
State NY
County Erie
Incident Details
Date September 12th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
Officers responded at about 3:05 a.m. to a call of a man with a gun. An officer encountered a man with a gun. The officer engaged in a foot pursuit that covered about a half a block and ended in a parking lot in the 400 block of Plymouth. The man reportedly did not comply to orders by the officer to put the gun down, and the officer shot and killed him.

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