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Phoenix officer suffers minor injuries in shooting, suspect in custody

May 21, 2018, 6:09 PM
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police)...
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police)
(Twitter Photo/Phoenix Police)

PHOENIX — A Phoenix officer suffered minor injuries after being involved in a shooting on Monday, the department announced.

Sgt. Vince Lewis, a spokesman with the Phoenix Police Department, did not give more information about the unidentified officer’s condition, but told KTAR News 92.3 FM that the officer would “probably” end up going to the hospital.

The shooting took place near Central Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix.

Lewis said the suspect was in custody and was transported to a local hospital.

Drivers were encouraged to avoid the area, as traffic restrictions have been set in place.

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