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Suspect shot, killed in Marana officer-involved shooting

One dead in Marana officer-involved shooting
Posted at 12:05 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 20:15:23-04

Marana Police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting Wednesday night.

According to Sgt. Chriswell Scott with the department, officers were called to the Springs Apartment Complex in the 7900 block of N. Cortaro Rd for a report of a domestic dispute. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man armed with a gun. The suspect was said to be involved in the domestic dispute.

After a confrontation between the man and the officers, one MPD officer fired his weapon and hit the man. Life-saving measures were administered but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Brandon Wade Rucker.

Detectives have taken over the investigation.

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