Suspect Shot By Peoria Police Officer Dies

(Peoria, AZ)  --  A suspect who was shot by a Peoria police officer Monday night has died from his injuries. 20-year-old Michael Stout was pronounced dead Tuesday at the hospital where he was being treated.  Officers say they were called to a Walmart near 75th Avenue and Peoria for a shoplifter. They say when they approached Stout, he pulled out a gun and fired at officers.  They returned fire, striking Stout.  No officers were hurt. Detectives are investigating if the officers were justified in their use of force.


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