Name Released in Fatal Shooting

The Kingman Police Department is investigating a Lake Havasu Police Department officer involved shooting which occurred this morning, July 25th at approximately 2:51 a.m.  Initial investigative details reveal that Lake Havasu Police officers were dispatched to an open 9-1-1 call where a male and a female could be heard screaming at each other.  Officers responded to a residence in the 2600 block of Rainbow Lane.

Upon arrival, three Lake Havasu Police Officers contacted the male subject, identified as Brent Carl Bowdon, 56 of Patagonia, AZ, and ultimately discharged their weapons at Bowdon.  Bowdon suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:19 a.m. on scene.  The female subject, who was unharmed during the incident, is Bowdon’s wife. The three officers were placed on administrative leave which is standard procedure in an officer involved shooting.  No officers were injured during the incident.

The investigation remains on-going.  Further details will be released at a later time.