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An Avondale Police Department officer shot and killed a suspect in Goodyear Sunday, Jan. 17.

A man suspected of car theft was shot and killed by an Avondale Police Officer in Goodyear Sunday, Jan. 17. 

According to Lauren Evans of the Avondale PD, "Officers followed a suspect in a stolen car to a Walgreen's at Estrella Mountain Ranch. When officers attempted to apprehend the suspect, there was a confrontation and the suspect was shot. He was transported to a hospital where he later died. No other injuries are reported."

The suspect who was shot is Daniel Canales Jr.

"No other information is available at this time, since the case is still under investigation," Evans said. 

The Glendale Police Department is conducting an investigation.