PHOENIX — Phoenix police have released the identity of the man who was shot and killed by another man Sunday after he was reportedly threatening people with a knife.
The Phoenix Police Department said the shooting occurred around 2 p.m. in the area of 26th Drive and Campbell Avenues, just off Interstate 17.
Officers found 28-year-old Dontae Ray McGinty suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.
The suspected shooter is a 25-year-old man. Police say he cooperated with investigators.
Witnesses told police McGinty was threatening others with a large knife. Some witnesses reported seeing the man shoot McGinty after he tried to stab another person.
Police say responding officers found a knife in the victim's hand.
The suspect called 911 after he shot McGinty. He was taken into custody, questioned and later released.
The investigation is ongoing.