A man shot and critically wounded by Anaheim police last month has died.

Petrica Peter Muntean, 24, of Anaheim died Friday, two weeks after he was shot by police in an incident at Harbor Boulevard and Broadway, Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said in remarks reported by the Orange County Register.

Around 8:30 p.m. April 14, officers responded to a disturbance between a woman and her adult son in the area of Lombard Drive and Brewster Avenue, Wyatt said. Officers saw Muntean flee on foot then stop about 25 to 30 yards away and place a handgun under his chin, Wyatt said.

Officers took cover and ordered Muntean to stop, but he ran away and eluded officers during a perimeter search, police said.

When officers contacted Muntean the next morning, he “exhibited similar behavior to the incident the prior evening,” Wyatt said.

Officers followed Muntean, gave him verbal commands to stop and utilized less than lethal munitions in an attempt to detain him, but Muntean continued to the 100 block of Seneca Circle, where an officer-involved shooting occurred, Wyatt said.

Muntean was struck by the gunfire and taken to a trauma center. The officers involved were equipped with body worn cameras and the cameras were activated at the time of the shooting, according to Wyatt. A BB gun that resembled a firearm was recovered at the scene, he said.

No officers were injured.

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