PD: Man shot, killed by security guard at Jack In The Box in west Phoenix

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A 64-year-old man was fatally shot by a security guard Wednesday evening at a Jack In The Box in west Phoenix, police said.

The shooting was reported just before 7 p.m. near 35th Avenue and W. Buckeye Road, according to Sgt. Jonathan Howard with the Phoenix Police Department.

Howard said the security guard was in a confrontation with a man who was refusing to leave the property and threatening him. The security guard displayed his handgun and was backing away from the man who continued to threaten to kill and charge the guard.

When the man did not stop, the guard shot him, Howard said. 

Police said the man died at the scene.

The security guard remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators, Howard said.

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