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October 07, 2010

Phoenix cop arrested after fatal shooting

The officer reportedly said "I don't need no warrant motherf---er," while holding a gun to the man’s temple in an attempt to restrain him

Associated Press

PHOENIX — Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman, 36, has been charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Tuesday's shooting in south Phoenix.

Chrisman, a 9-year veteran with the Phoenix Police Department, responded with another officer to a domestic violence call near 3rd Street and South Mountain Avenue where they were asked to remove 29-year-old Daniel Rodriguez from the residence.

According to court documents, Elvira Fernandez called police after she and Rodriguez, her son, got into an argument and he damaged some property inside the home. She left the home because she feared he would hurt her.

Read more on ABC 15

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