• almost 6 years ago Dockle

    Joshua was allowed to be at the house per the owner. The "realtor" was trying to buy methamphetamine and Josh told him to move on. The "realtor" called the cops saying he was threatened by someone who was not supposed to be on property. Joshua had a relationship with the owner. The media and the police skew this story. Mesa Police knows the truth.

Joshua James Deysie, 33

Mesa, Arizona
April 29, 2015

Agencies: Mesa Police Department Arizona

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


A realtor called police at about 3:40 p.m. after encountering the armed man outside a house in the 1400 block of East Harmony Avenue, according to Steve Berry, a Mesa police spokesman. Officers arrived to encounter the "agitated" man in the driveway.

Berry said the suspect had moved in and out of the house, displaying the gun for about 20 minutes.

Witnesses told The Republic that the man appeared to be egging police on and telling them to "shoot me."

"He shouldn't have been waiving a gun," neighbor Shelbi Randolph said. "He was saying, 'Shoot me. Put a hole in my chest.'"

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