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Angel Torres Jr shot and killed by Phoenix PD near 57th Ave and Thomas Rd after domestic situation

Posted: 5:45 AM, Aug 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-28 14:43:40Z
Police shoot suspect near 57th Ave and Thomas Rd

Phoenix police say 25-year-old Angel Torres Jr has died after an officer involved shooting early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened near 57th Avenue and Thomas Road.

Police say the shooting happened after Torres Jr went to a woman's home to pick up personal items and refused to leave. The two were reportedly in a relationship at one point.

Two children were also in the home at the time of the shooting, but nobody else was injured.

Police say Torres Jr was believed to be on drugs and had a replica BB handgun on him at the time of the shooting that officers believed was a gun at the time.

The woman got police to respond by texting a family member that she needed help.

Stay with ABC15 and abc15.com for the latest on this developing situation. 

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