MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A man who was hospitalized after he was shot by Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies in Mesa on Monday evening has died.

The shooting happened near Crismon Road and Main Street.

No deputies were hurt, MCSO said.

[WATCH: Graphic video shows deadly deputy-involved shooting in Mesa]

Disclosure: This video has been edited to not show suspect being shot.

According to MCSO, deputies went out there because a man in his 30s was threatening people around 4 p.m. 

When they got there, they told the armed man to drop the gun and he didn't, MCSO said.

That's when they opened fire.

Investigators didn't say if the man pointed the gun at deputies.

[WATCH: MCSO deputies shoot armed man in Mesa]

The man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later died.

Deputies said they know this man and have been to his house before.

[SLIDESHOW: Deputy-involved shooting in Mesa]

Deputies are asking people to avoid the area.

The man's identity has not been released.

This is the 19th shooting involving law enforcement in Maricopa County in 2019.

[MAP: 2019 officer-involved shootings in Arizona]

 


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(15) comments

ObeyLaws

I wonder what 'well regulated militia' he belonged to that allowed him to be armed...

Djamz

West valley filth coming to a east valley neighborhood near you

ArizonaG30

"No deputies were hurt" That's what we like to see

trsalemme

"..Investigators didn't say if the man pointed the gun at deputies..."
Contrary to what all the anti-gun nut, BLM morons would like to think was the truth, the only way this POS was shot, was if he indeed pointed the weapon at officers.

Richard H

When a police officer tells you to put down the gun you should probably do that!

kwc813

I wish I could take offense, but can't. My parents have lived in the West Valley near Grand Canyon College/University - Alhambra High since 1983 and have seen it turn completely into the garbage heap Mesa appears to be on the verge of. Who's accountable? Obviously the wrong people find a place to live there. No respect, a lack of oversight, drugs, gang activity, you name it and nothing gets done. The established residents don't deserve this.

Daddy

Mesa is the embarrassment of the East Valley, it fits in better with the filth in the West Valley. EAST VALLEY: Care Free, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek. Just cut Mesa out and send it over to the West Valley where it belongs.

Beka64

Lived here all my life 65 yes and I've seen changes and the cause of those changes which is society and lack of resources...but people like you and your posse buddies love it..you have Arpaio where YOU seem to forget is the best crime area there is...you have heroin as the most used and proven alot of od's...then you have Mr. Arpaio...get yourself some guns and other things that supposedly were stolen...this whole system is a bunch of crock😫🙄🤔

MH

You realize Arpaio isn't the Sheriff, right?

Shredder

Wish we still had Arpaio.

ArizonaG30

What a Moron. Must be off your meds

trsalemme

yeah most of that rant didn't make any sense

MH

What is your fascination with certain localities? Get another topic to blab about. Every town has it's problems. Fountain Hills has plenty of them - I've worked there for many years and have spoken to a few sheriff deputies.

JF Conlon

I think Daddy works for azFamily . . . As in "go write some obnoxious cr@p to stir up the masses" It works, right?

theazdude

Makes Sense Joan.

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