PHOENIX - Officials say a man was shot by an officer in north Phoenix Saturday morning after witnesses reportedly saw him walking around a neighborhood with a gun and pointing it at people.
Police say 48-year-old Ronald Barney later died of his injuries at the hospital.
The incident Saturday marks the 45th officer-involved shooting in the Valley and 27th in Phoenix alone.
BREAKING: I’m heading to an officer-involved shooting in #Phoenix. There seems to be 2 scenes connected to this. One near 7th Ave & Dunlap. A second scene is near 43rd Ave & Olive. No officers hurt; one suspect is down, per @phoenixpolice
Two days later, Phoenix police shot and killed a man in downtown Phoenix near Central Avenue and Osborn Road. In that incident, officers were responding to a trespassing call at a business when a struggle ensued between the suspect and officers.