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30-year-old man dies after getting shot by Phoenix PD near 27th and Glendale avenues

Posted at 9:57 PM, Dec 28, 2020

PHOENIX — A 30-year-old man has died following a shooting with Phoenix police Monday night.

The shooting occurred near 27th and Glendale avenues at around 9:30 p.m.

Watch live video from the scene below:

Officials say police were initially called to an apartment in the area for a domestic disturbance situation.

Officers started to search the grounds for a man involved and located him a short time later.

When officers started talking with him he mentioned he had a gun and kept his hand at his waistband, according to police officials.

At one point he started walking away and crossed 27th Avenue in traffic. During this whole time he refused to show officers his hand and kept holding his waistband.

A short time later, the man started counting down and then turned around and pointed his hands at the officers, simulating a handgun. That's when officers fired their weapons, striking the man.

He was transported to a hospital in extremely critical condition and was later pronounced dead. His name hasn't been released.

A gun was not recovered at the scene.

No officers were injured and the investigation remains ongoing.

This is the second police shooting in Phoenix Monday.