Authorities in Prescott have identified an armed man who was fatally shot by a police officer last weekend.
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Police say 70-year-old Wayne Noel Simard was a part-time Prescott resident.
Officers were called to a home around 4 p.m. Sunday in reference to a report of someone firing multiple shots from a gun.
Police arrived to find a man firing rounds into occupied structures and in the direction of officers.
Negotiations with the suspect were started before police say the man confronted officers with a firearm.
The man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the shooting.
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