James John Runyon (5923)

3/27/2011: James John Runyon was a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who had called police asking them to shoot him. The SWAT team found Runyon outside his home holding a shotgun . Runyon tried to enter his house to drink water without knowing that the SWAT had established boundaries nor that were officers outside his home. Official fired two non-lethal rounds and one lethal shot to the back, which killed him. http://www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/news/article_eabb7e8c-595f-11e4-8010-870cd15b01c5.html

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