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Kyle Zimbelman, age 29

Fatally shot on August 19, 2016 in Reno, Nevada.

Kyle was killed by a deputy.

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  • Nickname:
    5 Tire Guy
    3 k-dog
  • Number of children:
    5 3
    1 baby kylan eugene-lynn zimbelman feb 18 2017. 9 pounds 6 oz born at 7:01am
    1 Kyle Terry Zimbelman 8 years old.
    1 grace jean Zimbelman. 6 years old
  • Personality:
    3 straight up
    3 funny
    5 would go the extra mile for a friend
    2 always came through
    2 calm cool and collected always
    3 Respectful
    2 honest
    2 brave
    2 protector
    2 friend
    2 loved his kids and family
    3 gorgeous man from skin to soul to memories
    1 always had a smile
    1 loved lfe
    1 quiet
    1 dedicated loyal always a true to u friend
    1 never gossiped
    1 loved and prltected his mom
  • Occupation:
    1 built rock walls,and lawn and garden care.
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    1 Alice Smith,o'Brian middle school,north valleys high school,Reno high school.
    1 Baby Kyle and Gracie were absolutely his entire reason in life
  • Comments:
    2 kyles son,kylan has been born,but will never get to know his daddy.
    1 kyle did not show a gun,or shoot at the officers.he opened his door and they killed him.
    2 im sure it haunts them everyday,as it should.the da s office needs to do the right thing,
    1 and prosecute for murder,instead of justifying the shooting.its been almost 7 months,
    2 and the da s office still hasnt received everything to make their decission,but when they do
    1 if its justified,im told it eill go to the supreme court,and that kyle will not die senceless death
    2 in vain,and that something good must come out of this,and his mom will make sure it does.
    1 I was the passenger and watched them take my cousin from me I keep asking myself why
    1 I'll never forget how true you always were you taught me to skate ride a dirt bike
    1 and to go hard with everything I did I miss you so much bro I can't believe how
    1 long we've been without you and when you died so did a piece of me
    1 I'm glad I was with you until the very end cuz you are the realest person I
    1 have ever known I got the car we were working on fired up today and took it on a rip around
    1 slamming gears I'm hoping to get the beat in the trunk soon and
    1 finish what we started it still doesn't seem real to me I'm looking at
    1 our old texts just wishing I could call you again I'm so glad we kicked it so
    1 hard in those last three months before your life was stolen in vain I'll never be the same and you
    1 didn't deserve it your style lives on and you had so much talent with everything you touched
    1 you would make it look easy when it really wasn't I could
    1 go on and on for days you were always the realest dog even up to the very
    1 last breath you took you weren't even thinking about yourself I'll
    1 never forget out last ride rest in peace fam
    1 I'll keep it as real as I can down here in the meantime till we meet again
    1 it's been a year since you were taken today I can't believe this shit
    1 I miss you so much cuz I wish I could just ask you for some advice once more
    1 love you boy rip 8/19/17 one year already

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