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Man shot and killed during alleged domestic incident

The 35-year-old man from Phoenix was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, the Chandler Police Department said.
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CHANDLER, Ariz. — A 35-year-old man from Phoenix was shot and killed during an alleged domestic incident early Saturday morning, the Chandler Police Department said. 

Police allegedly found the man with a gunshot wound when they arrived at the scene, officers said. The man, who has been identified as Ben Beasley, 35, was later died from the wound at a local hospital.

Officers were reportedly dispatched to the scene near East Saragosa Street and South Ithica Street at around 2:45 a.m. to a report of a domestic incident involving Beasley and his girlfriend, police said. Shortly after, a report of gunshots came in. 

Beasly was assaulting the adult woman in the home which eventually led to the altercation, police said. A juvenile at the home reportedly gave the woman a handgun at her request as the assault continued.

While leaving the home, Beasly reportedly attempted to run the woman over in the home's driveway, police said. The woman then fired the gun at him in the car.

All individuals involved in the shooting reportedly cooperated with the police.

This is a developing story. Tune into 12 News for the latest details.