Vang led officers on a car chase from California into Nevada. When officers caught up with him, he ran his car into an officer and ignored commands to stop. He was shot by highway patrol officers.
Victim's Name: Phia Vang
Agency Responsible: California Highway Patrol
Date of Death: October 23, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Yes