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APD Identifies Seven Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

The Austin Police Department continues to investigate the officer involved shooting that occurred on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.  The man who was shot by officers has been identified as 23-year-old Thomas Vincent Alvarez.

The officers involved in this shooting are:

Matthew Henion, with the department 6 years. Currently assigned to APD’s Organized Crime Unit.

DeAndre Wright, with the department 6 years. Currently assigned to APD’s Organized Crime Unit.

Nicholas Gebhart, with the department 5 years. Currently assigned to APD’s Organized Crime Unit.

Benjamin Rogers, with the department 4 years. Currently assigned to Southeast/Southwest Patrol.

Robert Brady, with the department 4 years. Currently assigned to Southeast/Southwest Patrol.

Rafael Rosales , with the department 17 years. Currently assigned to APD’s Special Operations Unit.

Khristof Oborski, with the department 17 years. Currently assigned to APD’s Special Operations Unit.

As is standard protocol, the officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

This case will also be investigated by APD’s Internal Affairs Unit and monitored by the Office of the Police Monitor. A concurrent investigation will be conducted by APD’s Special Investigation Unit, in conjunction with the Travis County District Attorney’s Office.

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