BRAWLEY â€” On December 19, at approximately 7:20 a.m., the Brawley Police Department responded to a 911 emergency phone report of a suicidal subject inside his residence on the 500 block of N. Imperial Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers were confronted by a subject with a knife who refused to comply with the officers’ orders and posing a threat, the subject was shot by officers. Â He was transported to the Pioneers Memorial Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries, stated the press release.
Per Brawley Police Department protocol for officer-involved shooting incidents, the incident is being investigated by the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office â€“ Bureau of Investigations.
Detailed information concerning the incident is limited, pending the ongoing investigation.