SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting near HonorHealth Osborn Hospital in Scottsdale Tuesday night.
According to Scottsdale Police officials, officers responded to the scene at around 6:50 p.m., and it was reported that 27-year-old Joshua Greenleaf was standing outside a white pickup truck and making threats with a rifle. Hospital security then made contact with Greenleaf and were able to wrestle the rifle away from him.
When police arrived, officials said Greenleaf pulled out a knife and approached them. An officer then opened fire.
Greenleaf according to investigators, was taken inside the hospital and was later declared dead.
Police say Greenleaf was involved in a domestic-violence relationship with his ex-girlfriend was at the hospital trying to find her.