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State Briefs | Phoenix police ID knife-wielding man who was fatally shot

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was armed with a knife before he was fatally shot by Phoenix police officers.

Police say the 23-year-old Kevin Robles was taken to a hospital after Friday's shooting and pronounced dead.

They say the shooting occurred after officers responded to a call about a vehicle break-in.

When officers arrived, they found Robles holding a knife.

Police say the officers tried to use a stun gun on Robles three times, but it had no effect.

They say Robles then began attacking the officers with the knife, prompting officers to open fire.

Phoenix police investigate fatal shooting involving brothers

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix are investigating a fatal shooting involving two brothers.

They say the shooting occurred Saturday night in northeast Phoenix.

Police say 64-year-old Troy York called to report that he had shot his 57-year-old brother Gregg York during a family fight.

Officers arrived and located the victim, who was transported a hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police say Troy York has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.

It wasn’t immediately clear Sunday if he has a lawyer yet.

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