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Police in El Mirage fatally shoot man armed with knives

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Posted at 9:40 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 00:40:28-04

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in the Phoenix suburb of El Mirage say they fatally shot a suicidal man who had two knives on Tuesday.

The El Mirage police department says it responded to a call of a suicidal person around 3 p.m.

The man displayed two knives.

Officers pleaded with the man to drop the knives.

They ultimately fired shots and the man, who has not been identified, was killed.

No officers were injured.