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Updated Apr 23, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Goodyear

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A Maricopa County sheriff’s spokesman says a man wanted
for questioning in a fatal shooting was shot and killed by authorities in

Lt. Brandon Jones says detectives confronted 26-year-old Jesus Chacon on
Wednesday morning outside a Circle K convenience store.

Jones says Chacon reached for a weapon and ignored commands to put it down.

According to Jones, multiple shots were fired and Chacon was struck in the

He later died at a hospital but no detectives were hurt.

Jones says Chacon was wanted for stealing a gun in a home burglary.

Authorities believe that gun was used to kill 51-year-old Mark Meginley, whose
body was found last week near Buckeye.

Chacon says the Circle K and part of Litchfield Road near Interstate 10 will
remain closed.


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