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BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says two deputies fatally shot a man approaching them with a hammer after he threw a large wrench and it struck one of the deputies.

The Sheriff's Office says the shooting occurred Friday night in the backyard of a residence in the Buckeye area when the deputies responded to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance.

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A statement released by the office identified the man who was killed as 39-year-old Juan Torres and said one of the deputies suffered minor injuries.

No additional information was immediately available.

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