Last updated: 4 months ago
Avondale PD said in a press release they responded to a call of suicide threats in the area of 111th and Amelia avenues just after 8 p.m.
According to Avondale police, officers contacted an adult male, identified as 33-year-old Moises Balladares, who was threatening suicide and began negotiations.
At some point during the negotiations, police said Balladares produced a weapon and officers were forced to use deadly force.
Balladares was treated for his injuries and was later pronounced dead.