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Suspect dead after Marana officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 4:46 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 18:52:38-04

Police in Marana have released the name of an armed man who was fatally shot by a police officer responding to a reported domestic dispute.

They say the man has been identified as 43-year-old Brandon Wade Rucker.

Police say officers were dispatched to The Springs apartment complex about 10 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they reported being encountered by a man with a firearm.

After a confrontation with the suspect, a police officer opened fire and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say detectives have taken over the investigation and are processing the scene.