A 67-year-old who pointed a gun at officers in Cottonwood is dead, according to police.
The Cottonwood Police Department said officers were called to a home in the 1300 block of East Gila Street on April 11, for a report of a suicidal man with a gun.
When officers arrived, Kodia Victor reportedly pointed his gun at them. Police said Officer Scott Dever was forced to fire his weapon at Victor.
Victor was taken to Verde Valley Medical Center where he died.
The Department of Public Safety is investigating. As part of department policy, Dever is on administrative leave.
He's been a police officer for eight years.
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