ARIZONA NEWS

Phoenix police report 4th officer-involved shooting this month, 5th in Valley

Jan 27, 2024, 7:00 PM | Updated: 7:00 pm

(Phoenix Police Photo)...

(Phoenix Police Photo)

(Phoenix Police Photo)

PHOENIX — An officer-involved shooting left one suspect injured and Indian School Road closed between 19th and 23rd avenues just east of Interstate 17 on Saturday afternoon.

Police said the suspect was shot by officers and taken to a hospital for follow up care.

This is the fifth officer-related shooting event in the Valley since the new year began, the fourth in Phoenix.

Phoenix police reported 25 officer involved shootings in 2023 and 24 in 2022. In 2018, they recorded 44 such events.

The four other incidents took place on Jan. 5, Jan. 11 and two separate incidents on Jan. 12. One of the incidents on Jan. 12 was in Peoria.

The incidents on Jan. 5 and Jan. 11 resulted in the death of both suspects.

Reports say those were the only two incidents where police were shot at with one officer suffering a gun shot wound on Jan. 5.

The suspects in all four previous incidents allegedly carried weapons. Three of them were carrying guns and one was allegedly carrying a knife.

It was not specified if the suspect in the Saturday afternoon case was carrying a weapon.

The incident in Peoria developed into a multi-hour barricade situation.

No further information was provided.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

American Airlines put an unspecified number of employees on leave for their involvement in an incid...

Associated Press

American Airlines CEO calls removal of Black passengers from Phoenix flight ‘unacceptable’

American Airlines put an unspecified number of employees on leave for their involvement in an incident in which several Black passengers were removed from a flight in Phoenix.

6 minutes ago

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is seeking to revoke the probation of 20-year-old Jacob Penni...

Danny Shapiro

MCAO seeks to revoke probation for East Valley youth violence suspect arrested on alcohol charges

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said Thursday her office has filed a petition to revoke probation for an East Valley youth violence suspect who was arrested on an alcohol charge the same day of his sentencing.

34 minutes ago

It was a hazy Thursday in Phoenix. (ADOT traffic camera photo)...

KTAR.com

Notice the hazy day in Phoenix? Here’s why it happened

It was a hazy Thursday in the Phoenix area and forecasters said there was a good reason for the abnormal conditions.

2 hours ago

Attorney General Kris Mayes sued Arizona on June 20, 2024, in an attempt to block the state from us...

KTAR.com

AG Kris Mayes sues Arizona over plan to use $115 million in opioid settlement funds for budget deficit

Attorney General Kris Mayes sued Arizona on Thursday in an attempt to block the state from using $115 million in opioid settlement funds to remedy budget deficits.

4 hours ago

The shooting death of a 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix on June 10, 2024 has been ruled...

KTAR.com

Shooting death of 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix ruled a homicide

The shooting death of a 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix earlier this month has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Thursday.

5 hours ago

electric vehicle charging plan...

Serena O'Sullivan

ADOT to host virtual meeting on EV charging station plan

The Arizona Department of Transportation on Wednesday invited the public to share their input on an electric vehicle charging plan.

6 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Sanderson Ford

3 new rides for 3 new road trips in Arizona

It's time for the Sanderson Ford Memorial Day sale with the Mighty Fine 69 Anniversary, as Sanderson Ford turned 69 years old in May.

...

DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.

Phoenix police report 4th officer-involved shooting this month, 5th in Valley