PD: Man shot by officers after stabbing himself

PHOENIX - Police say a man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in North Phoenix Sunday night.

The incident occurred near 39th Avenue and Union Hills Drive.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Vince Lewis said the department began getting 911 calls around 6:30 p.m. of a man in the street stabbing himself.

Lewis said four officers responded and when the man reportedly lunged toward the officers, two of them felt threatened and fired their weapons, striking the man.

The man died at the scene.

So far the subject has only been identified as an adult male.

No officers were injured.

Lewis said detectives would be on scene most of the night for the investigation.

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