Police identified a man who was shot and killed Wednesday morning in north Phoenix.
Officers found Michael Montanarella, 32, with a gunshot wound shortly after 5:30 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Greenway Road and 28th Street in Phoenix, police spokesperson Sgt. Margaret Cox said.
Phoenix fire personnel took him to a hospital where he died from his injuries.
Police said another man, 40, suspected of the shooting called 911 and told police Montanarella attacked him before the shooting. Police said the man remained on the scene and was being interviewed by detectives.
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Another angle. He had a knife in his waistband. The shooting was justified.
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The suspect wasn’t charged as the case was clear self-defense and he legally owned the gun!
He seemed so surprised the guy defended himself. The attacker didn’t seem to fear any consequences so it was probably the first time someone stood up to his bullying. So foolish and totally avoidable.
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