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Man arrested after firing at police officer in west Phoenix

Posted at 8:25 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 23:26:14-04

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a man has been arrested after allegedly firing gunshots at a police officer from a second-story window in west Phoenix.

The name of the suspect in Wednesday morning incident wasn't immediately released.

Police were called after people reported hearing multiple gunshots in a neighborhood around 4:30 a.m.

Arriving officers searched for the shooter and residents directed them to the suspect's home.

As one officer approached the house, police say the suspect began firing.

The officer took cover behind a parked vehicle and wasn't injured.

Police say they talked to the shooter on the phone and he came out of the home and was arrested without incident.

They say two guns were later recovered from inside the suspect's home.