Mesa Police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting Friday night

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Mesa Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Friday night.

The shooting happened near 74th and Main Streets.

Police say they were patrolling the area when the officer noticed David Huffines,37, sitting on the sidewalk. When they approached him, police say Huffines reached for his gun and fired at the officer. Officers fired back hitting the suspect.

Huffines was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.