Police: officers shoot man who came at them with knife

Scottsdale Police officers shot and killed a man who they say threatened them with a knife.

- Scottsdale Police officers shot and killed a man who they say threatened them with a knife.

The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon near 92nd St and Shea.

Officers were responding to a check welfare call near the Sprouts Market at the intersection.

A police spokesperson says the man was acting erratic and was not listening to commands from officers. Police say during the contact with the suspect he confronted officers with a knife and they opened fire.

Paramedics responded but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victim or the officers involved.


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