New Mexico State Police DPS
Santa Fe Police Department New Mexico
Last updated: 6 months ago
State Police said 24-year-old Anthony Benavidez was being evicted from his apartment near St. Francis Drive and Siringo Road when hewas shot and killed by police.
They say he returned Wednesday and broke into his old place. Social workers who had been helping him and Santa Fe police were called. When they went to his door, police say Benavidez stabbed a social worker, who is OK.
The SWAT team then surrounded the apartment. Police say Benavidez threw two improvised explosive devices at officers.
Officers moved in and fired, killing Benavidez. State Police is still investigating why officers fired.
Benavidez had no criminal record.
August 2017 Wrongful death lawsuit filed
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