FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Latest on a police shooting in Phoenix (all times local):
Flagstaff police say a man fatally shot by three officers after he fired at one of them had earlier had brandished a gun during a verbal altercation with somebody else about the man playing loud music.
Sgt. Cory Runge says the altercation involving 29-year-old Sean D. Brady and his subsequent fatal encounter with police occurred Thursday night in a Wal-Mart store’s parking lot.
Runge says Brady fired a handgun at an approaching officer and that the officer and two other officers fired at Brady, fatally wounding him.
Runge says police found two rifles, a handgun, boxes of ammunition and several spent bullet casings in the truck.
The three officers weren’t injured. They were placed on standard administrative leave.
A multi-agency law enforcement team is investigating the incident.
Flagstaff police say officers fatally shot an armed man who shot first at officers after they responded to a report of a person brandishing a gun in a Wal-Mart store’s parking lot.
A Police Department statement says no officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire Thursday evening.
No identities were released.
According to the statement, three officers involved in the incident have been placed on standard administrative leave pending an investigation by a multi-agency law enforcement team.