MCSO: Deputy fatally shoots man in Gila Bend

GILA BEND, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says a deputy has been involved in a fatal shooting in Gila Bend.

Sheriff's officials say an off-duty deputy was working in the Gila Bend area about 10:30 p.m. Sunday when a domestic violence incident was reported.

A couple was reported to be arguing on a street and the woman's boyfriend allegedly was threatening her with a baseball bat.

The deputy was the first to arrive on the scene and the man reportedly refused commands to drop the bat.

A couple was reported to be arguing on a street and the woman's boyfriend allegedly was threatening her with a baseball bat.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities on Monday identified the dead man as 30-year-old Warren G. Cipriano.

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