Mentally Ill Man Refuses to Take Medication So SWAT Shows Up and Kills Him

Midland, TX — Rosendo Gino Rodriquez, 49, was shot dead in an altercation Monday while Midland Police were conducting a routine welfare check. The Midland County mental health unit was conducting a regular welfare check at a home on the 2700 block of Washington Street, when things went sour.


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Did the swat team, ask Rodriquez to toss the machete out the window? If not, why not?


Do U.S. swat teams not have patience to let the person fall asleep and then taze them if needed?


US police are quick to use deadly force when there is no need for it.