BUCKEYE, AZ — Two deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were involved in deadly shooting in Buckeye late Friday night.
According to MCSO, a 39-year-old man was shot and killed after throwing a large wrench at deputies and approaching them with a hammer.
Two sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in the area of 209th Avenue and Narramore Road just before midnight on Friday.
The Sheriff's Office says the deputies were met by 39-year-old Juan Torres, who proceeded to throw a large wrench at them.
One of the deputies was struck by the wrench and sustained minor injuries, MCSO said.
Torres then approached the deputies with a hammer. MCSO says both deputies discharged their weapons, striking Torres.
Torres was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
This is an ongoing investigation.