Ortiz was wanted on a felony warrant for violating his parole from a previous jail sentence. An officer spotted him at a convenience store. When the officer approached Ortiz, the teen pulled a weapon and grabbed the officer, who reached for his own gun. The boy was shot and killed as the two scuffled, police said.

ID: 210

Victms Name: Wesley David Ortiz
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Peoria
County: Maricopa
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85345
Country: United States of America

Agency: Peoria Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Ortiz was wanted on a felony warrant for violating his parole from a previous jail sentence. An officer spotted him at a convenience store. When the officer approached Ortiz, the teen pulled a weapon and grabbed the officer, who reached for his own gun. The boy was shot and killed as the two scuffled, police said.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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