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PD: Man armed with knife shot and killed by security guard in Phoenix

Posted at 11:46 AM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 14:47:38-04

PHOENIX — Police are investigating after a man with a knife was shot and killed by a security guard in Phoenix Thursday morning.

Officers responded to the incident near Central Avenue and Watkins Road around 10 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting involving a guard.

According to initial information, the security guard shot a man who was armed with a knife. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Phoenix fire crews.

The guard remained at the scene, police said.

It is unclear at this time what led up to the shooting, as well as the exact location of the incident.