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Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Glendale

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that
left a man dead outside a fast food restaurant in Glendale.

Police spokesman Sgt. Brent Coombs says the officer spotted a stolen vehicle
Saturday afternoon occupied by two men.

He tells the
Arizona Republic
that at some point during
the encounter the officer fired his weapon and fatally wounded a man in his
late 20s or early 30s.

Coombs says investigators still don’t know “exactly what occurred yet with the
driver’s aggression against the officer that he felt the need to draw his service
weapon and fire.”

He says police are interviewing potential witnesses. The other man was taken
into custody.

No names were released.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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