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Suspect killed, another injured in Arizona trooper-involved shooting

Jan 24, 2019, 6:14 AM | Updated: 5:16 pm
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PHOENIX — A suspect was shot and killed and another was injured in a shooting in Flagstaff that involved an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper.

The department said 20-year-old Marcus Gishal was killed around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday after he allegedly fired on troopers who located him and 20-year-old Preston Oszust after the pair fled from a traffic stop.

Oszust was critically injured in the shooting after he was struck by gunfire. The trooper who was injured was shot in the hand. He was transported to a hospital and was later released.

Three other troopers were involved in the shooting but were not injured.

The agency said both Gishal and Oszust had a history of arrests and Oszust had an active warrant for a probation violation.

The incident is under investigation.

There have been five officer-involved shootings in the Phoenix area in 2019.

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Suspect killed, another injured in Arizona trooper-involved shooting