Peoria, Az Police Shooting Death of Adrian Begay – Obituary
25-year-old Adrian Begay has died in a fatal Peoria, Az police shooting that occurred on Sunday, October 10, 2021. The shooting happened at about 3:45 a.m. in the area of 79th Avenue at about 3:45 a.m. after police went to the location on reports of a man trying to strangle an individual.
Officer arrived to be approached by Adrian in the parking lot with a gun in hand. He first pointed it at his head and after officers spent a moment trying to talk him out of suicide, he pointed the gun at them.
This prompted officers to open fire at Adrian, leaving him with fatal wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.