Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Mario Mejia Martinez, age 48

Fatally shot on April 21, 2016 in Everett, Massachusetts.

Martinez was shot by police after allegedly harassing pedestrians with a knife and ignoring commands to drop the weapon. His brother says that surveillance video shows that Martinez was unarmed and was facing away from police when he was shot.

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