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Pasadena Police Release Video of Officers Shooting Ricardo Guade Andrade

The suspect was identified as Ricardo Guade Andrade.

Pasadena Police Department Press Release Re: Ricardo Guade Andrade Shooting

Pasadena Police Release Video of Officers Shooting Ricardo Guade Andrade. Credit PPD


Pasadena, CA – On April 13, 2024, at 8:39 PM, officers from the Pasadena Police Department contacted an occupied suspicious vehicle on Hudson Avenue near Del Mar Boulevard. The vehicle, a white pick-up truck, was parked facing the wrong way on a one-way street. As officers were conducting their investigation and conversing with the driver, he suddenly sped off. While doing so, the suspect narrowly missed striking an officer with his truck.

Now wanted for an assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, units initiated a short vehicle pursuit that ended when the suspect crashed into the front yard of a home located in the 800 block of Arden Road. The suspect fled from his vehicle and ran into the residential neighborhood. Officers established a containment and organized a search team to conduct yard-to-yard searches.

While fleeing, the suspect forcibly entered two occupied residences. With the assistance of the Pasadena Police Department’s airship, officers located the suspect in the rear yard of a property located in the 700 block of Oak Knoll Circle. A K9 dog was first to contact the suspect, however, the suspect still refused to surrender. As the K9 dog was engaged with the suspect, the suspect produced a handgun. The suspect refused to comply with orders to drop the handgun and an officer-involved shooting occurred. As a result of the shooting, the suspect sustained gunshot wounds.

Officers performed life-saving measures on the suspect until paramedics from the Pasadena Fire Department arrived. Upon arrival, paramedics continued performing life-saving measures and transported the suspect to a local hospital. The suspect was later pronounced deceased.

A handgun was recovered from the shooting scene. No officers were injured during the shooting.

Detectives from the Pasadena Police Department’s Robbery / Homicide Unit (RHU) responded to the crime scene to commence an immediate follow-up investigation. In addition, personnel from the Pasadena Police Department’s Professional Standards and Critical Performance Units responded to conduct separate investigations of the incident. A team from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office also responded to initiate their investigation.

The suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Ricardo Guade Andrade, a San Fernando resident.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241 or report information anonymously by contacting “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), via your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


Source: ABC7

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