Agencies: Buffalo Police Department New York
Last updated: 7 months ago
According to the Buffalo Police Department, Rafael 'Pito' Rivera was shot and killed by police when officers were responding to a call at 3:06 a.m. Wednesday for a subject with a handgun on the 400 block of Plymouth, near Rhode Island Street.
Police say Rafael 'Pito' Rivera allegedly took off, and there was a short foot chase.
Investigators don't believe Rivera fired the weapon, but they say it was still a situation they believed prompted deadly force.