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The Latest: Police: Guard told of being charged, threatened

February 8, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting by a security guard (all times local):

9:40 a.m.

Phoenix police say a security guard at a fast-food restaurant says he was backing away when he fatally shot a man who was making threats and charging him.

The identities of those involved in the Wednesday night incident weren’t released.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the guard reported the shooting to police and is cooperating with investigators.

Howard says the case will be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office review once the police investigation is complete.

8:05 a.m.

Phoenix police say a security guard fatally shot a man at a fast-food restaurant.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the guard involved in the Wednesday night shooting is cooperating with investigators.

The shooting occurred at a Jack in the Box restaurant near South 35th Avenue and West Buckeye Road.

The identity of the person who was shot was not released, and no additional information was available on circumstances of the incident.

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