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Man accused of cutting victim's neck at Phoenix gas station shot, killed by police

Posted at 7:35 PM, Jan 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-18 15:56:04-05

A suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Phoenix.

Police were called to a gas station in the area of 32nd Street and Thomas Road around 7 p.m. Wednesday after receiving reports of a man acting erratically.

When officers responded to the gas station they learned the suspect had cut a man's neck with a knife and was threatening others inside the store, a police spokesperson said.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK, officials said.

According to a police spokesperson, the suspect was shot by two officers, however, no other injuries were reported. The suspect's identity has not yet been released.