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PD: Alleged armed robber dead after being shot by Phoenix police near 75th Ave and Indian School

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-06 18:33:45-04

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department says officers were involved in a deadly shooting Saturday night near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road.

The incident happened around 8:15 p.m. after a man, later identified as Jose Arenas, allegedly robbed someone at an ARCO gas station.

Police say they responded to the call and made contact with Arenas, who then led them on a short chase into a restaurant.

Arenas pointed his weapon at officers and that's when police say they shot several times, and struck Arenas inside the restaurant.

Arenas was then transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No officers or other people inside the restaurant were injured in the shooting.

The shooting is currently under investigation.