PHOENIX (AP) — Police have identified a man who died at a Phoenix hospital after being taken into custody following a scuffle at a convenience store.
They say officers were called out to a fight inside of a store shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday.
Police say when they arrived at the scene, they found a 49-year-old Alexander Brown pushing customers, behaving erratically and acting paranoid and appeared to be impaired.
Officers then took Brown into custody and they say he continued to resist, striking his head on the inside of the patrol car.
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Police say Brown became unresponsive while he was being evaluated by Phoenix Fire Department paramedics.
Brown was then taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police say the incident remained under investigation Monday.