Suspect shot and killed in Phoenix officer-involved shooting

Jun 2, 2024, 8:07 PM | Updated: 8:09 pm

Detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a suspect dead Sunday afternoon...

Detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a suspect dead Sunday afternoon in Phoenix, police announced. (AP File photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(AP File photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX — Detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a suspect dead Sunday afternoon in Phoenix, the Phoenix Police Department announced.

The incident occurred near Coronado Park at the intersection of 13th Street and Palm Lane.

Around 1:53 p.m., a two-man patrol unit was called to a subject with a gun, according to police. While enroute, officers received additional information that the subject was attempting to rob a motorcycle.

When police arrived, they found a man on a motorcycle in an alley way, authorities said. When the officers got out of their vehicle, police say the man raised a handgun towards them, resulting in the officer-involved shooting.

After the gunfire, police provided medical aid to the injured suspect, police say. The fire department responded and took the man to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The initial victims of the alleged motorcycle robbery remained on scene and were unharmed, according to authorities. There were no injuries to officers or anyone else.

Detectives will continue to investigate the shooting, police said. No further information was available.

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Suspect shot and killed in Phoenix officer-involved shooting