- Associated Press - Friday, December 8, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a DPS detective fatally shot a driver who drove toward the detective and another DPS detective during a traffic stop.

The identity of the man killed during the Thursday incident in Tucson wasn’t immediately released.

According to DPS, the detective fired when the man’s car accelerated toward the two detectives approaching the man’s car on foot after the man drove into the parking lot of a business on East Speedway Boulevard.

DPS says the detectives stopped the man for reckless driving and failure to obey a traffic control device and that it appeared he was trying to evade the detectives when he drove to the rear of the business’ parking lot.

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