Patrick Lynn Warren, 52 years old, was shot and killed during a mental health call. An officer was dispatched to Warren’s home regarding a psychiatric call. After the officer arrived, the family told him to leave after he exhibited a hostile demeanor, but he returned. Patrick answered the door, hands in the air. The officer then tasered Patrick. As a result, Patrick fell to the ground and the officer proceeded to fatally shoot Patrick 3 times. Currently the family is demanding the arrest of the officer, Reynaldo Contreras.
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Josh Rovner, the Director of Youth Justice, authored this briefing paper as part of the campaign titled “50 Years and a Wake Up: Ending The