Scottsdale police identify officer who shot and killed suspect in July

Posted at 5:06 PM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 23:28:31-04

The Scottsdale Police Department has identified Officer Wilmer Fernandez-Kafati as the officer who shot and killed 24-year-old Dylan Liberti outside a grocery store on July 27.

Police were called to the area of 92nd Street and Shea Boulevard for calls of a man acting “erratically.”

Police say the man ran from officers and was refusing to comply with commands. Liberti allegedly pulled out a knife before he was shot by Officer Fernandez-Kafati.

Officer Fernandez-Kafati has been with the Scottsdale Police Department for one year. He was placed on non-disciplinary leave after the shooting.

No officers were hurt in the incident.

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