Pedro Gonzales Jr died of a punctured lung caused by a rib fracture. How many ribs were fractured? 11. How were they fractured? By the knees of two police officers. Between the comments from those who knew him and the medical professionals that have weighed in on the issue, it seems that the force needed to puncture a lung would never have been needed to subdue Mr. Gonzales.
If anyone has any additional information – either about police officers Jason W. Buckaloo and Christopher S. Jones or about this incident, please contact Houston CopWatch.
Following a petition by Pedro Gonzales Jr’s family, a judge is to decide whether to depose Officers Jason Buckaloo and Christopher Jones of the Pasadena Police Department in the investigation of the death of Pedro Gonzales Jr’s death.
The family has not yet brought a lawsuit against the PPD, and the test results of the autopsy have not be released yet. Continue reading
Harris County DA is placing blame on Pasadena PD for telling them that it Pedro Gonzales Jr’s death was accidental. Thus, no investigation occured following the report. Continue reading
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