PHOENIX — A man has died after being shot in west Phoenix Saturday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department.
Police have identified the man as Jessie McHaney Jr., 37.
Police said the shooting happened near 43rd Avenue and Indian School Road. Officers arrived on scene just after 8 p.m. to discover McHaney suffering a gunshot wound.
According to police, McHaney was shot after he tried to enter a home in the area.
Police said a woman inside the home called a male family member for help after McHaney showed up at her house. When the family member arrived, McHaney was in front of the house. McHaney and the relative got into an argument in which McHaney threatened to kill the relative, at the same time raising a black object that looked like a gun. Police said the relative shot McHaney in self-defense.
McHaney was taken to an area hospital, where he would later be pronounced dead, according to police.
Police interviewed the male relative at the scene. He was not arrested following the shooting.
The case remains under investigation.
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