Incident

12-31-2015 Arizona Chandler 1-1

Location

December 31, 2015

Loop 101 and Chandler Boulevard
Chandler, Arizona
Geolocation: 33.2973, -111.83

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gage D. Bodenheimer
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Aquaintance
  • Name: Nathaniel Thomas
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Non-Aggression Incident
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Thought gun was unloaded

Notes

Thomas pointed gun @ sleeping victim in an attempt to wake him up, pulled trigger believed gun was unloaded. Reported to police as home invasion, later arrested

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 17
State House District: 17