By Brian Martel On Monday April 5, activists rebuilt Alexander Gonzales Jr.’s memorial after it was completely removed by an unknown person last month. Towards the end of the event, activists were attacked by a violent antagonist, who they repelled after he assaulted attendees. Shortly after Alex Jr. was killed by Austin Police Department, a memorial was created at the site of his murder and … Continue reading Austin: Family and Activists Rebuild Alex Jr.’s Memorial, Repel Reactionary
By Josefina Morales, with contributions from David Martinez On Monday morning, the families of Alex Gonzales Jr. and Garrett Foster held a press conference to raise the demands for People’s Justice for their loved ones, followed by a five-mile march from the Riverside neighborhood to the site of Garrett’s murder by a reactionary in downtown Austin. During the march, the group fended off an attack … Continue reading Austin: Families of Victims of Police, Reactionary Violence Fight for People’s Justice, Face Further Assaults During March
By Oliver Powell This week, Austin Police Department (APD) failed to meet their own 45-day deadline to release body camera footage of their killing of Alex Gonzales Jr., which was scheduled for release on February 19. Alex Gonzales Jr. was shot to death by APD officer Luis Serrato on January 5 after Gonzales, his wife, and two-month-old son were initially fired upon by plainclothes officer … Continue reading Austin: Police Delay Release of Bodycam Video of Alex Jr.’s Murder, Blame Weather
Por Olliver Powell Esta semana, el Departamento de Policía de Austin (APD) no cumplió con su propio plazo de 45 días para publicar imágenes de la cámara corporal de su asesinato de Alex Gonzales Jr., que estaba programado para ser publicado el 19 de febrero. Alex Gonzales Jr. fue asesinado a tiros por El oficial de APD Luis Serrato el 5 de enero después de … Continue reading Austin: La policía retrasa la publicación del video de Bodycam del asesinato de Alex Jr., Blame Weather
By Oliver Powell This past Monday, the family of Alex Gonzales Jr., a 27-year-old man whom the Austin Police Department (APD) murdered in early January, held another vigil in honor of his life and memory at the site of his death, and called for the community’s continued support in their fight for justice. The sun set while attendees wrote words of support for the family … Continue reading Austin: One Month Later, Gonzales Family Continues to Demand Justice for Alex Jr.
By the Editorial Board Nearly three weeks ago, after our own investigation, Tribune of the People was the first news outlet to reveal the identity of Officer Gabriel Gutierrez as the plainclothes Austin police officer who murdered Alex Gonzales Jr. It wasn’t until Thursday, February 4, after Chief Brian Manley released the name to the media, that the bourgeois news was willing to identify the … Continue reading Austin: Bourgeois News Finally Identifies Officer Gabriel Gutierrez, Involved in Murder of Alex Gonzales Jr.
By Josefina Morales Dashcam footage was made public this week which shows an off-duty Austin Police officer pulling a gun on another driver in chilling resemblance to the incident where plainclothes officer Gabriel Gutierrez shot Alex Gonzales, Jr. from his car earlier this month. Gutierrez’s shots mortally wounded Alex Jr., and Officer Luis Serrato finished the killing, both officers cooperating to murder Alex Jr. Officer … Continue reading Austin: Video of 2020 Off-Duty Officer Road Rage Incident Recalls 2021 Police Murder of Alex Gonzales Jr.
By Nélida Tello Tribune of the People received a copy of Alexander Gonzales Jr.’s custodial death report which exposes inconsistencies in the police narrative about Gonzales’s encounter with plainclothes officer Gabriel Gutierrez, who shot at Gonzales on January 5, starting a sequence of police aggression that would lead to Gonzales’s death and the endangerment of his partner and infant son. The report states that Gonzales … Continue reading Austin: Documents Reveal Inconsistencies in Police Narrative on Murder of Alex Gonzales
By Noah Long Update 3:00PM: The Office of the District Attorney of Austin, released the name of the on-duty police officer, responsible for the death of Alex, on January 14 as Luis Serrato who’s been with the Austin Police Department for two years. A Tribune investigation has confirmed Gabriel Andreas Gutierrez as the identity of the off-duty officer involved in the events that led to … Continue reading Austin: Gabriel Gutierrez Identified as Off-Duty Police Officer Involved in Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Murder
By Nélida Tello Last weekend, activists and community members joined the family of Alex Gonzales Jr., the young Latino man killed by Austin Police Department (APD) on January 5, in two vigils in his honor to demand justice. Additionally, activists rallied outside of APD headquarters against the police murder the same weekend. On January 8, community members held the first of two vigils in honor … Continue reading Austin: Family and Community Honor Alex Gonzales, Demand Justice