Phoenix police involved in deadly shooting on Friday

Posted at 11:44 AM, Mar 23, 2018

Officials are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in west Phoenix on Friday.

The incident occurred near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road after 11 a.m. 

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Police say they received reports of a vehicle break-in, prompting their response to the area.

Once on scene, the suspect was found holding a knife and acting agitated. Police say they attempted to use a Taser on the suspect three times, but it had no effect.

After the third Taser attempt, police say the 23-year-old male suspect began to attack them with the knife.

Police then shot the suspect, who was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. He has since been identified as Kevin Robles. 

No officer injuries were reported. Police say the officers involved were a 51-year-old man with 24 years of service and a 46-year-old woman with 20 years of service.