TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police arrested an armed robbery suspect who barricaded himself inside a southside apartment early Wednesday morning after four officers shot at him.
According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, the man used a handgun to rob Viva Burrito before leaving the scene on foot. Officers found him in front of a second story apartment at Campbell Terrace, 4750 S. Campbell Ave.
Thankfully no officers were injured during this morning’s Ofc-Involved shooting w/a robbery suspect.Susp was shot (non life threatening injuries)& then forced entry into an occupied apt @ 4750 S Campbell.Susp was taken into custody shortly after. More details released later today pic.twitter.com/oAB5x84FIU
The man brandished a handgun, sparking four officers to shoot the man, who escaped and barricaded himself inside an apartment with a woman and her young child inside.
The woman called police, who evacuated her and her 3-year-old child through a window. Dugan said SWAT officers risked their lives by climbing up a ladder to pull the woman and her child out of the window while an armed suspect was in the building.
After a long discussion with officers, the man came out peacefully. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries.