Pittsurg Police Shoot Armed Man After Standoff and Mental Health Crisis Response

Pittsburg Police Press Release
Feb 24, 2022

Earlier Wednesday afternoon, just after 12:30 P.M., Pittsburg Police Officers responded to the Hampton Inn located on California Avenue regarding a man at the location breaking out a hotel window and smashing items inside his room. Before officers arrived at the business, the man had locked himself inside his hotel room.

When officers arrived at the hotel, they found the man still inside his fourth-floor hotel room. He had now barricaded himself inside using the furniture from inside the room. Officers also spoke with several of the man’s family members who had arrived at the hotel. The family reported the man was suffering from an acute mental health crisis, and they were seeking to get him some assistance.

Pittsurg Police Shoot Armed Man After Standoff and Mental Health Crisis Response