Edward Lee Royle (6295)

9/9/2011: Royle 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 and Royle. Officers felt threatened that Royle was pointing gun toward them through fence. Two officers fired beanbag bullets at Royle, one hitting him in chest. Two other officers fired live ammunition, but did not make contact with victim. Royle then killed himself with a shot to his temple with his handgun. http://orangecountyda.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=22815

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