Fifty officers swarmed Ostler’s residence after a domestic dispute. Ostler had been drinking and shot (and missed) at his father and his son; he also shot at some of the police as they evacuated nearby houses and established a perimeter. The end of the three-hour afternoon armed standoff came when Ostler emerged and pointed his weapon at police. He was shot to death.

ID: 2104

Victms Name: Jeff Ostler
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/white

City: Sandy
County: Salt Lake
State: UT
Zip Code: 84070
Country: United States of America

Agency: Sandy Police Department, West Jordan Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Fifty officers swarmed Ostler’s residence after a domestic dispute. Ostler had been drinking and shot (and missed) at his father and his son; he also shot at some of the police as they evacuated nearby houses and established a perimeter. The end of the three-hour afternoon armed standoff came when Ostler emerged and pointed his weapon at police. He was shot to death.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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