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Mesa police officer fatally shoots man during traffic stop

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Posted at 7:05 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 10:05:33-04

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Mesa police say an officer fatally shot a man during a traffic stop late Thursday night.

Police say the shooting occurred after the officer pulled over a man riding a moped and then requested emergency backup.

The man’s identity wasn’t released and additional details on circumstances of the incident weren’t immediately available.

The officer was not injured.