Timestamp8/20/14 17:18
Date Searched9-Sep-11
StateCA - California
CityGarden Grove
Agency NameGarden Grove Pd
Victim NameEdward Royle
Victim's Age76
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired8
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryVictim was suicidal and his wife called the police. Police responded and found the man threatening suicide in his back yard. Several minutes passed with dialogue between police & victim. Officers felt threatened that subject was pointing gun toward them through fence. Two officers fired beanbag bullets at victim, one hitting him in chest. Two other officers fired live ammunition, but did not make contact with victim. Victim then killed himself with a shot to his temple with his handgun.
Source Linkhttp://www.orangecountyda.com/docs/edward_royle_ois_investigation_letter.pdf
Name of Officer or OfficersTran, Earle, Lazenby, Ashby
County StateOrange CA - California
City StateGarden Grove CA - California