Phoenix Police Open Fire On Armed Suspect Who Led Officers On Foot Chase
Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix officers responding to a call shortly before 6 am Friday opened fire on a suspect after he pulled out his gun and led police on a foot chase.
Officers approached a man and woman who were fighting when the man took off on foot and pulled out a gun. The man refused to stop and led officers on a foot chase through a parking lot heading towards traffic.
After the suspect continued to refuse to listen to commands from police, Phoenix officers opened fire. The suspect was shot and Phoenix Fire Department transported him to a nearby hospital where he is reportedly in critical but stable condition.
No one else was injured during the incident and it is currently under investigation.