UPDATE: Scottsdale police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

A recent Scottsdale Police Department investigation yielded more information about an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a male subject at Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Sunday, Feb. 18.

The new information provided more details about what police say happened during a contact between a 12-year veteran of the department and the male subject, who remains unnamed until the next of kin is notified, according to a police report.

As a result of the shooting, the officer is now on paid administrative leave which police say is department procedure for all officer-involved shooting investigations.

Just before 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, a Scottsdale police officer — who police say was working a security detail in an off-duty capacity at Scottsdale Fashion Square — responded at the advisement of loss prevention to a male subject acting erratic in one of the stores, according to a police report.

The officer made contact with the subject on the third level of the Brown Parking Garage, the police report states.

The subject was walking away and was about 15 feet away when the officer used the “stop police” command to which the subject turned toward the officer holding a hand gun, police say.

Police say as the subject turned, he raised his weapon toward the officer to which the officer responded by drawing his weapon and firing on the subject, ultimately killing him.

Responding officers and fire personnel attempted life-saving efforts but ultimately pronounced the subject dead, according to a police report.

Police say the subject has a criminal history dating back to the 1980s with arrests and convictions that include drug offenses, theft and arrest. He had a current arrest warrant for drug offenses and was a prohibited possessor.

Police say the subject had several shoplifted items in his possession as well as a loaded semi-automatic handgun.

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