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Mesa police: Officers fatally shoot man who pointed gun

Posted at 3:40 PM, Nov 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-16 17:40:09-05

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa police say a 27-year-old man is dead after being shot by officers after he allegedly pointed a gun at them.

Police said the shooting occurred Saturday after officers responded to a call about an armed man looking into vehicles at a truck repair business.

According to police, employees of the business near the Loop 202 freeway and Alma School Road after noticing the man, confronting him and seeing he had a gun.

No officers or employees of the business were injured.

No identities were released.