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Teen shot by Avondale officer at Circle K dies

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Near McDowell and Avondale Blvd (Source: CBS 5 News) Near McDowell and Avondale Blvd (Source: CBS 5 News)
AVONDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

A teenager was shot and killed by an Avondale police officer at a Circle K Tuesday morning.

The suspect, Shaun Nathaniel Walters, 19, was shot at about 8:30 a.m. at the convenience store near McDowell Road and Avondale Boulevard. 

Police said they had received a report that Walters was "acting disorderly."

When officers arrived, the teen pulled out a weapon, and an officer opened fire, said Avondale police Sgt. Brandon Busse.

The officer was not injured, and will be placed on standard administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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