Mesa PD: Man shot by officers Wednesday dies

A armed man who Mesa police shot near University Drive and Alma School Road died from his injuries.

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa police say an armed man shot by officers responding to a domestic violence call has died of his injuries.

Police identify the man who was shot Wednesday as 67-year-old Michael Ferrell.

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Police previously said a woman reported that a man was trying to kill her and that he had a weapon.

Police also said officers found the man in the backyard of the home with a gun in his waistband and that he didn't comply with commands to get rid of the gun.

According to police, the shooting occurred when officers perceived a threat.

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