Abel Martinez (4996)



9/27/2009: Officers responded to a complaint that people were being loud and shooting at a residence. In the backyard of the residence, Officer Paul Ford told Martinez in English and Spanish to show his hands. Martinez put down a beer and reached for a cell phone. Officer Ford shot at Martinez five times with his patrol rifle, striking five times. Martinez died at the scene. Raul Martinez was arrested in the same backyard with a .40-caliber pistol. http://www.dallaspolice.net/ois/docs/narrative/2009/OIS_2009_288718W.pdf



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