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PARADISE VALLEY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A suspect was shot and killed by deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office after police say he barricaded himself inside a Paradise Valley hotel room Saturday morning.

According to the Paradise Valley Police Department, officers were serving a search warrant at a room at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort at 8 a.m. Police say they took two suspects into custody without incident, but a third man, later identified as 61-year-old Kenneth Michael Dallas, who was armed refused to leave the room and barricaded himself inside. 

PVPD requested assistance from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office SWAT team. The SWAT team responded and tried to negotiate with Dallas for several hours. Police say he refused multiple requests to leave the room. The SWAT team then made entry into the room where police say Dallas confronted the deputies and threatened them with a gun. 

The MCSO SWAT team then shot Dallas. PVPD says an MCSO medic attempted life-saving measures on Dallas but was unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No other details have been released. 

This is the seventh officer-involved shooting in Maricopa County this year.

Stay with azfamily.com for updates on this developing story.


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