A deputy responded to Interstate 17 after reports that a man was running across the freeway. The suspect picked up rocks and the deputy called for backup. The second officer arrived and a Taser stun gun was used, but that didn’t stop the man, who assaulted one of the officers trying to arrest him. That officer sustained injuries to the face, police said. A second officer shot and killed the man.

ID: 2395

Victms Name: Name withheld by police
Age:
Gender: Male
Race:

City: New River
County: Maricopa
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85087
Country: United States of America

Agency: Arizona Department of Public Safety

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A deputy responded to Interstate 17 after reports that a man was running across the freeway. The suspect picked up rocks and the deputy called for backup. The second officer arrived and a Taser stun gun was used, but that didn’t stop the man, who assaulted one of the officers trying to arrest him. That officer sustained injuries to the face, police said. A second officer shot and killed the man.

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