Bert E. Mercado

On November 27th, 2018 Bert E. Mercado was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39943
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Victim
Age 42
Gender Male
Race Asian/Pacific Islander
Incident Location
Address 300 block Kahakai Blvd
City Pahoa
State HI
County Hawaii
Incident Details
Date November 27th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Officer
Name -
Agency -
Summary
At 5:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a who had stabbed himself with a knife at a home. When officers arrived, police say they were confronted by a man who had a rifle next to him. They said Bert Mercado grabbed the rifle, and the officers ordered him to drop it. He then pointed the rifle at the officers who shot Mercado. He retreated into the home, where police found him dead several hours later.
Sources

Police identify suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Puna

https://www.khon2.com/news/local-news/public-urged-to-stay-away-as-police-investigate-shooting-in-hawaiian-beaches/1623476995

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