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Arizona authorities involved in pursuit, fatal shooting

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Posted at 5:46 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 20:46:36-04

ARIZONA (KTNV) — Authorities in Arizona were involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said the incident started at about 12:30 p.m. when deputies were requested to assist another law enforcement agency with a pursuit.

Deputies spotted the wanted vehicle and man on Norrie Drive, in Kingman, Ariz. He was walking with a weapon, according to the MCSO.

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Authorities gave verbal commands, but a confrontation with the man escalated to shots being fired by a deputy with the person in question dying at the scene.

Mohave County Sheriff's Office said no deputies were injured, and an outside agency is continuing the investigation into the shooting.