Alex Mendez (2588)



1/3/2005: Officers David Justin Patterson and Vasilis Harisis stopped Mendez's vehicle. Mendez tried to get out of the vehicle, but remained seated when asked to. When Officer Harisis approached the vehicle, Mendez exited his vehicle with a shotgun. The officers fatally shot him. http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Traffic-stop-ends-in-fatal-shooting-of-motorist-1925284.php

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