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PD: 1 dead after shooting involving police in west Phoenix

Phoenix police say no officers were injured in the shooting near 37th Avenue and McDowell Road.

PHOENIX — Editor's Note: The above video is from an earlier broadcast. 

Phoenix police have identified the man involved in a shooting with officers Wednesday. On Friday, officials said the suspect has been identified as 29-year-old Leontae Kirk.

The Phoenix Police Department said Kirk died after a shooting involving police officers in west Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.

The incident started around 4:30 p.m. when officers were called to a strip mall near 37th Avenue and McDowell road after someone called police to say a man pulled a gun on him, according to Phoenix Police Sgt. Phillip Krynsky. 

Sgt. Krynsky said when officers arrived on scene, they found several people armed with guns in some sort of altercation, and that's when the officer-involved shooting occurred. 

Sgt. Krynksy said Kirk, the person that was shot, was given medical attention before paramedics arrived but died on scene. 

Phoenix police said no officers were injured in the shooting, and there are no outstanding suspects at this time.

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