PHOENIX – Police say a man armed with a large knife was shot and killed by another man at a Phoenix apartment complex.
According to the Phoenix Police Department, the shooting happened Sunday afternoon near Hazelwood Street and 26th Drive. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 28-year-old Dontae Ray McGinty who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say witnesses said McGinty was shot by a 25-year-old man after he tried to stab another person. A large knife was found in McGinty’s hand at the scene.
The 25-year-old man who shot McGinty cooperated with police and dialed 911 after the shooting. He was taken into custody for questioning and released.