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2 suspects shot by Mesa police last month jailed after release from hospital

Sep 2, 2022, 8:00 PM
From left, Kevin McKinney and Abdul Basit Ishan (Mesa Police Department Photos)...
From left, Kevin McKinney and Abdul Basit Ishan (Mesa Police Department Photos)
(Mesa Police Department Photos)

PHOENIX – Two men who were hospitalized in critical condition after getting shot by police in Mesa on consecutive days last month have been booked into jail, authorities said this week.

Kevin McKinney, 36, was released from the hospital and booked into Maricopa County Jail on five felony counts, including aggravated assault and weapons offenses, the Mesa Police Department said Friday.

On Aug. 21, the Arizona Department of Public Safety asked Mesa police for help locating McKinney, who was wanted for felonies in New Mexico, where he is accused of homicide, and Colorado.

McKinney’s vehicle, a Black Jeep Patriot, was spotted in a parking lot near Dobson and Baseline roads around 5 p.m. An officer went into a retail store and saw McKinney.

When SWAT officers attempted to arrest McKinney, he got into his vehicle and rammed police cars, police said. He then drove his Jeep into a business before officers shot him.

The suspect in an unrelated case, 21-year-old Abdul Basit Ishan, was released from the hospital and booked on 28 counts, police said Thursday. The charges include 10 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and six counts of unlawful discharge of a firearm in city limits.

Officers shot Ishan after a barricade situation that started after 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 21 near Country Club Drive and Rio Salado Parkway.

Ishan allegedly broke into a woman’s house before fleeing when police arrived and then hid in a storage shed at a nearby apartment.

Ishan allegedly shot at officers during the ensuing standoff. Police used a robot and drone in their efforts to get Ishan to come out, and he allegedly shot at both of them.

Police said they deployed “less lethal measures” after Ishan came out of the shed before shooting him around 3:25 a.m.

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2 suspects shot by Mesa police last month jailed after release from hospital