2 Phoenix PD Officer Involved Shootings, Suspect Dead

On Saturday, Phoenix Police officers were involved in two separate shootings.

According to Phoenix Police, on Saturday morning, officers responded to multiple calls regarding shots being fired in north-central Phoenix. About an hour later, officers spotted a vehicle matching a description from one reportedly involved in the shots-fired calls. The suspect was allegedly involved in an unsuccessful carjacking attempt near North 15th Avenue and West Thomas Road. The suspect is deceased.

The second officer-involved shooting occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m., near Central Avenue and Baseline Road. According to Phoenix Police, a man exchanged gunfire with officers after they arrived at a vehicle in a field near Southern and Centra. Officers found the man in the driver’s seat. After talking with the officers, the man showed a gun and started shooting at them.

According to Phoenix police officials, no officers were injured.

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