Suspect dead following officer-involved shooting in Mesa

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MESA, Ariz. – A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Mesa on Thursday.

Officers responded to reports of a man with a knife trying to break into homes in the area of Country Club and Main at about 4 p.m.

Police say he was not responding to their commands and reportedly charged at them with the knife.

He was shot multiple times and died later in the day. The suspect’s identity has not been released.

Further information on this shooting will be provided as it becomes available.