Phoenix Police Officer Killed in Shootout

Second cop in critical condition

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One Phoenix police officer has died and another was critically injured during a shootout that occurred while they were serving a felony warrant on Monday. The suspect, who a Phoenix police spokesman said had a felony warrant out for his arrest, was also killed in the shootout, reports.

According to the spokesman, the man was driving a white sedan being pursued by the detectives when he collided with a truck at an intersection and ran from the vehicle. The police spokesman said the man “exchanged gunfire” with the officers and was killed in the exchange. A witness said he heard about eight shots.

The names of the suspect and the officers have not been disclosed.



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