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Police ID home invasion suspect fatally shot by officers

January 31, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have identified a home invasion suspect fatally shot during a confrontation with three officers.

Police identified the man killed Wednesday as 47-year-old Michael Joe Jolls and said officers fired rifles at Jolls after he pointed a handgun first at one officer and then at another as well as at citizens at a bus stop.

No officers were injured.

According to Sgt. Armando Carbajal, the encounter occurred after officers from a fugitive apprehension investigation detail and a street crimes details were searching for Jolls when they saw him leaving a residence.

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