Dustin Patrick Wernli Killed by Tucson Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
550 N Harrison Rd
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Police responded to a call from a combat veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder stating that he was suicidal. On arriving the officers found him armed, but wanting to talk with police. After repeated warnings not to, Wernli reached for his holstered pistol and was shot by police. Wernli died at the hospital.

Victim's Name: Dustin Patrick Wernli

Agency Responsible: Tucson Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: White

Date of Death: January 15, 2013

County: Pima

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Geography: Suburban

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