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Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona (3TV/CBS 5) — A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Tucson Friday night.

Around 8:15 p.m., Tucson police received a report of a shooting near Silverbell Road and St. Mary's Road, just west of Interstate 10. According to police, a resident in the area said the man and woman were arguing when the man began firing a gun. Officers also received more calls about shootings while en route to the scene.

Police said the woman ran away from the man and was not injured. The man then returned to his home. Officers arrived, spoke with the woman, and evacuated nearby homes. SWAT members and hostage negotiators were called to assist at the scene. Police said the man then came out of the house with a rifle. The officers identified themselves and asked the suspect to raise his hands. But the man did not respond and the officers opened fire. Police officers and the Tucson Fire Department rescued the man, but he died at the scene. His identity has not been determined.

Police said no officers or members of the community were injured in the shooting. The Pima Regional Major Incident Team, along with the Pima County Sheriff's Department and TPD Office of Professional Standards, will investigate the shooting.

This is the 10th police-involved shooting in Arizona this year.

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