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Phoenix police shoot suspect near downtown area; No ID yet

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Posted at 1:59 PM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 16:59:36-04

PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix say they're investigating an officer-involved shooting near the downtown area.

They say the shooting occurred Wednesday morning near 19th Avenue and Monroe Street.

Police say officers in the area saw a suspect enter various yards and businesses.

Officers shot the suspect when he allegedly got into a vehicle that was not his.

Police say the suspect was transported to the hospital.

His name hasn't been released yet and police say details surrounding the shooting remain unclear.