ST. MICHAELS, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation police department says officers fatally shot an armed suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at them.
The department said the incident occurred Wednesday in St. Michaels, Arizona, after officers responded to a report of an armed suspect. According to a department statement, the suspect drove off, prompting a pursuit that ended when police used a tire-deflation device to disable the suspect’s vehicle.
The statement said the suspect got of the vehicle and then was shot after pointing a gun at the officers. No identities were released. The incident was being investigated by the tribal Department of Criminal Investigation and the FBI.