Mario Ramirez (4998)

9/28/2009: According to KPD, officers responding to a possible weapon-related disturbance confronted Ramirez, walking down a street with a .380-caliber pistol. Ramirez approached officers, gun in hand. He said, "Do what you need to do," and pointed the pistol at officers. Officers fatally shot him, then disarmed him. The slide of the pistol was locked back on an empty magazine. According to, Ramirez's girlfriend had just been fatally shot.

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