Now Reading
Scottsdale Police Shoot And Kill Armed Man On Roof Of Residence
0

Scottsdale Police Shoot And Kill Armed Man On Roof Of Residence

by Sonny CrockettNovember 12, 2020

Scottsdale, AZ – On Wednesday at about 2:30PM, Scottsdale Police received multiple calls for a welfare check at a residence in the area of Pinnacle Peak and Dobson Road.

Police say a domestic disturbance was ongoing at the residence. 61-year-old Chris Mellon threatened his family and was in possession of a gun. Mellon’s wife had just left the location, leaving four other family members at the home.

After officers arrived at the location, they were attempting to get the remaining family members to leave the house to a safer location.  While doing so, they spotted Mellon on the roof of the residence. Police say Mellon pointed a gun at officers and an officer involved shooting occurred.

Mellon died from his injuries. No officers were injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

About The Author
Avatar
Sonny Crockett
5 1 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments