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Chandler PD: Suspect shot, killed by officer near Arizona Ave and Chandler Blvd Friday

Posted: 6:55 PM, Mar 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-18 18:08:52-04
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CHANDLER, AZ — Chandler police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting near Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard Friday.

Police say they were called to a domestic violence incident around 6:30 p.m. by a female who said she was being threatened by a man with a knife.

Once on scene, officers say a man, later identified as Rosario Angel Alvarado, 41, approached them in a front yard holding a weapon and pointing it at them. Three officers fired at Alvarado, hitting him.

The female who made the call to police for help was not injured in the incident.

Police say Alvarado was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died.

Police say Alvarado was in possession of a replica 1911 handgun at the time.

Stay with ABC15 and abc15.com as more details become available.