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PCSD identifies suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting

TUCSON (KVOA) - Pima County Sheriff's Department officials have identified 19-year-old Bradley Alexander Lewis as the suspect who was shot and killed in a deputy-involved shooting in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Morning Jewel Place at around 3:30 a.m. in response to report of an adult male attempting to break into vehicles in the area.

According to officials, before deputies arrived Lewis had fled, but they were able to get a description of his vehicle.

It wasn't until almost 7:00 a.m. that deputies were able to locate him and attempted a traffic stop when Lewis fled to a nearby residence and hit a patrol vehicle.

Deputies attempted to detain Lewis when shots were fired, striking him. Deputies rendered aid to Lewis. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was but was pronounced deceased, officials said.

No deputies were reported injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Pablo Lopez

Pablo is the evening Digital Content Producer for KVOA. He studied journalism at the University of Arizona and previously was an apprentice at the Arizona Daily Star.

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