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Timestamp8/27/14 22:19
Date Searched25-Jul-13
StateAZ - Arizona
CityTempe
Victim NameJohn J. Wheelihan
Victim's Age43
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
Weapon.22 Caliber Air Rifle
SummaryDetectives from the Special Investigations/Narcotics Unit were serving a search warrant at a house in the 2100 block of East Cairo, when Wheelihan appeared, police said. Wheelihan emerged from the rear of the house and stepped into the backyard with a Whisper .22-caliber air rifle, police said. He began to approach detectives who were working a rear perimeter. Detectives ordered Wheelihan to drop the weapon multiple times, according to police. Wheelihan raised the rifle at them as he continued to approach them, officers said. Police opened fire. Wheelihan was taken to the hospital, where he died from his wounds.
Source Linkhttp://www.kpho.com/story/22925597/suspect-shot-dead-by-tempe-police-idd
ShootingsYes
Date of Incident7/24/13
Results Page Number2
County State AZ - Arizona
Year2013