Kristofer Charles Gagliardi (7528)

2/2/2013: After arriving to the scene to a reported domestic disturbance call, Patrol Officer Billy Jo Ray III witnessed Kristopher Gagliardi, who was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, appear from the duplex and walk towards him with a knife. Ray reportedly retreated, while Kristopher allegedly continued to advance at which point Ray fired two shots into his chest. According to the mothers account, the shots were fired directly after Kristopher addressed the officer saying 'go ahead and shoot me' and used a racial slur.

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