Family members called 911 saying the man was trying to kick down the door of their apartment. They said they had locked the man out earlier after he had punched his daughter. When officers arrived, the man was angry and intoxicated, police said. He refused repeatedly to put down a two-by-four and instead advanced toward the officers, police said. The officers shot and killed the man.

ID: 2126

Victms Name: Dewayne Begay
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Phoenix
County: Maricopa
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85020
Country: United States of America

Agency: Phoenix Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Family members called 911 saying the man was trying to kick down the door of their apartment. They said they had locked the man out earlier after he had punched his daughter. When officers arrived, the man was angry and intoxicated, police said. He refused repeatedly to put down a two-by-four and instead advanced toward the officers, police said. The officers shot and killed the man.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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