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

PHOENIX - 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 has been identified as 22-year-old Jordan Keckhut.

The officers involved in the shooting are 35-year-old Officer Lawrence Rosky, who has nine years of law enforcement experience, and 34-year-old Officer John Stewart, who has 12 years experience.

 

 

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