Raul Altimirano Suarez Jr, 26

Phoenix, Arizona
March 13, 2014

Agencies: Phoenix Police Department Arizona

Cause of death: Shooting

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A Phoenix police sergeant shot and killed an erratically behaving man after a fierce struggle with two officers Thursday afternoon, police said. 

Raul Altimirano Suarez Jr., 26, was shot and killed after he violently fought off two Phoenix officers in a bedroom of his home.

The officers fired their Tasers, but were ineffective on Suarez and the 46-year-old sergeant fired his weapon after he was backed into a corner and charged by the suspect, said Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson.