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1 dead after MCSO deputy-involved shooting in West Valley

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PHOENIX – Authorities said a man was dead after exchanging gunfire with a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy in Surprise.

A spokesman for the agency said a uniformed deputy saw a crashed vehicle in the median of southbound U.S. 60/Grand Avenue near Loop 303 on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m.

When the deputy began walking toward the vehicle, the driver began shooting. The officer returned fire.

There were no other suspects, the sheriff’s office said. No other details were released.

The investigation shut down U.S. 60/Grand Avenue at Loop 303 until nearly 7 a.m. Thursday.

It was the third shooting of the year involving MCSO and 28th overall by Valley law enforcement, according to KTAR News 92.3 FM research.

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