Police had gone to Lewis’ apartment after receiving a 911 hang-up call. When officers arrived and tried to talk to Lewis, he produced a handgun and opened fire on the officers, police said. During his attempt to escape from police, Lewis broke into an apartment in a neighboring building and confronted the resident at gunpoint. The pursuit returned to the third-floor landing of Lewis’ building, where he refused pleas to drop his weapon and fired at officers. The officers returned fire, killing him.

ID: 139

Victms Name: Alvia Lewis
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Aurora
County: Arapahoe
State: CO
Zip Code: 80012
Country: United States of America

Agency: Aurora Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police had gone to Lewis’ apartment after receiving a 911 hang-up call. When officers arrived and tried to talk to Lewis, he produced a handgun and opened fire on the officers, police said. During his attempt to escape from police, Lewis broke into an apartment in a neighboring building and confronted the resident at gunpoint. The pursuit returned to the third-floor landing of Lewis’ building, where he refused pleas to drop his weapon and fired at officers. The officers returned fire, killing him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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