Suspect Dead, Fled Phoenix Police, Tried To Break Into Home

On Saturday, in an Phoenix Police officer involved a suspect is dead after pulling a weapon on the officer. A foot chase in the area of 15th and Southern avenues around 4:30 p.m. led to the shooting.

Phoenix Police officers were reportedly looking for the felony warrant suspect. The suspect, age 28, fled from the officers and tried to break into a home in the area.

An officer first deployed his Taser, and after the suspect drew a weapon, the officer drew his firearm and shoot the suspect.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.