Anthony Gonzalez (4573)

12/29/2008: Gonzalez tried to steal a keg of beer from a 7-Eleven. Officer Raul Melendez, in plainclothes, confronted Gonzalez and identified himself. According to police, Gonzalez attacked Officer Melendez with a knife. The officer fatally shot him. According to EPPD spokesman Javier Sambrano, "beer runs" like this were the most common crime in El Paso at the time of the shooting.

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