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MCSO: Man dies after deputy-involved shooting in Mesa

Posted at 11:13 AM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 01:06:07-05

MESA, AZ — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Mesa that left one man dead.

Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez confirmed MCSO was on scene at the Sunday morning incident near Crismon and Brown roads.

Officials said deputies responded to reports of an armed suicidal subject who fired a weapon in the area. When deputies got on scene, 50-year-old Edward Rudhman confronted them and shots were fired by deputies.

Rudhman was shot and taken to an area hospital where he later died, MCSO officials said in an evening tweet.

Sgt. Enriquez said no deputies were injured in the shooting.

An investigation is ongoing.