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Updated Feb 7, 2013 - 12:43 pm

Phoenix PD fatally shoots armed, suicidal man

PHOENIX — A resident at a Phoenix group home was shot dead by police, after he threatened to commit suicide, then pulled a gun on officers.

The standoff at 13th Place and Campbell Avenue lasted over a half-hour. The officers were unharmed and the other facility residents had been evacuated before the shooting.

Sgt. Trent Crump said the man had a history of mental illness and drug abuse.


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