- Associated Press - Sunday, June 4, 2017

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say an Avondale police officer fatally shot a man who had pointed a gun at police during a call Saturday night.

Officers were called to a home after receiving a call about someone having a gun there.

Police managed to safely remove all but one of the people inside the home.

The man who was later shot remained in a patio area.

Police say they tried to negotiate with the man, but that an Avondale officer fired his gun after the man on the patio pointed a gun at officers.

Authorities say the officer was in fear for his life.

No officers were injured.

The identity of the man who was killed hasn’t yet been released.



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