Name withheld by police Killed by Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
11600 Hawthorne Lane
Mapping Police Violence:

Deputies were dispatched after a 65-year-old man fired several shots toward a home in Prescott Valley,. The man was reportedly depressed over ongoing family issues. Several neighbors were evacuated. The man was hiding in a shed on the property armed with a pistol and threatened to kill deputies. The man fired toward the deputies from the shed at around 11 p.m. The man then allegedly fired another series of shots at deputies just before midnight when a deputy shot and killed the man.

Agency: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

Motive: Shooting

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: January 15, 2021

County: Yavapai

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 65

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Washington Post Database ID: 6525

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