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25-year-old man arrested in officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Feb 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-06 11:21:21-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — On Feb. 3 2022, Public Safety Communications Department received calls about a person pointing a gun at people, including children, and passing vehicles near N. Romero and W. Prince roads.

Tucson Police officers responded to the call and located the suspect on N. Romero. The officer then used the car's PA speakers to order the suspect to drop the weapon. After the suspect refused to drop the weapon the officer then exited his car.

While outside the car, the officer gave multiple commands to the suspect to drop his weapon and the suspect still refused and then pointed his gun at the officer.

The officer then shot the suspect and immediately began rendering aid to the suspect. The suspect was transported to Banner University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Kevin Angelo Lyons.

On Sunday, Lyons was released from the hospital and booked into Pima County Jail.