Phoenix Officer Shooting Death of Jacob Hernandez and Kenzie Keyes – Obituary
28-year-old Jacob Hernandez and 30-year-old Kenzie Keyes have died in a fatal Phoenix, Arizona officer-involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. It happened at a hotel near the intersection of 24th and Thomas Road when Jacob, after fleeing from officers, shot himself in the head before Kenzie fired at the officers.
According to official reports, Police were attempting to execute an arresest warrant on Jacob who they say was a fugitive. Jacob, who was in the company of Kenzie, fled from the officers and later shot himself.
Kenzie picked up the weapon and fired at the officers who returned fire, fatally striking her.
The shooting is being investigated.