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Armed man killed after charging at Arizona officer

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Prescott police say a man armed with knives was shot and
killed after charging at an officer.

The shooting happen Tuesday after the officer responded to a report of a
suicidal threat.

Prescott police spokesman Clayton Heath says the 44-year-old man ignored the
officer’s commands and then headed toward him. That’s when the man was shot.

Two other officers performed CPR until rescue units arrived. The man was then
transported to the Yavapai Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his

Police have not released the man’s name or the name of the officer who was
involved. The officer will be placed on standard administrative leave pending an


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