Phoenix PD: Homeowner shoots armed man during confrontation

Posted at 8:20 PM, Mar 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-20 09:49:27-04

Police are investigating after a homeowner shot an armed man during a confrontation in west Phoenix on Monday evening. 

According to police, just before 7 p.m. officers responded to a shooting near 59th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard.

Police say the homeowner, a man, was confronted by an unknown armed man at his door. 

The unknown man reportedly refused to leave the residence. 

A confrontation ensued which led to the homeowner shooting the man. 

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

No further information was immediately available.