Man shot, killed in north Phoenix in alleged act of self-defense
PHOENIX - Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed during an alleged act of self-defense in north Phoenix on Monday night.
The shooting happened sometime after 9 p.m. on Aug. 1 near 17th Avenue and Angela Drive, which is just north of Bell Road.
Officers found a man with gunshot wounds who later died from his injuries. He has identified as 65-year-old James Hendrickson.
Police say they detained a man who said he was the shooter, but later released him after he "made several statements of self-defense to investigators."
The shooting is still under investigation.
The scene of a shooting investigation near 17th Avenue and Angela Drive.