- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 29, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Police in South Tucson have released the name of a man fatally shot by an officer last week.

They say 26-year-old Carlos Valencia died at a hospital several hours after the shooting early Friday.

Officers responded to a call regarding a man behaving erratically at the Gospel Rescue Mission around 3:45 a.m.

Police say they located Valencia after he left the mission and attempted to arrest him when he became combative.

Officers pepper-sprayed Valencia and tried to subdue him with a stun gun. But police say Valencia charged the officers and attacked them.



One of the officers then shot Valencia, whose name was withheld until Monday so his relatives could be notified of his death.

The name of the police officer involved in the fatal shooting hasn’t been released yet.

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