Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 8/20/1973
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Killed during standoff
Sergeant Mosqueda was shot and killed while responding to the home of a robbery suspect. The man had robbed a grocery store and tracked back to his residence. As Sergeant Mosqueda drove into the area the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him. The man then held other officers at bay and was killed in a fire which resulted after tear gas canisters were shot into the home.
Sergeant Mosqueda was survived by his wife and children.