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Police: Man killed while detaining juveniles in hit-and-run

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Posted at 5:30 PM, May 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-09 20:30:08-04

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Tempe police said a hit-and-run collision led to a fatal shooting and the arrest of a 17-year-old youth who was among five juveniles who fled the crash scene.

Police said the 17-year-old was arrested ?in the killing of a 22-year-old man who witnessed the crash and who then located and detained three juveniles involved in the wreck Friday.

Police said Joseph Delegge was shot in a parking lot where he and the driver of a car involved in the crash located the three juveniles.

Police said Delegge displayed his gun when he detained the three juveniles and was shot after the 17-year-old arrived and Delegge turned his attention back to the three other juveniles.

The 17-year-old's identity wasn't released.