An Officer with the Phoenix (AZ) Police Department reportedly shot and killed an armed man who had assaulted a woman while she was driving.

The incident reportedly began when a man began to assault a woman he was dating as the couple drove on a Phoenix road around 2130 hours on Monday.

When the woman stopped the vehicle, the suspect got out of the vehicle armed with a gun, according to AZfamily.com.

The woman then reportedly fled in her vehicle.

The gunman then allegedly pointed the gun at passing vehicles and at himself.

Responding officers commanded the man to drop the gun. When he failed to comply with those commands, officers opened fire, fatally wounding the man.

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