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Phoenix police: Suspect 'down' after shooting

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-12 13:47:22-04

Phoenix police say none of its officers were injured in a shooting in which a suspect is described as "down."

Phoenix police say a trespassing suspect is in extremely critical condition after being shot by an officer during a confrontation after officers unsuccessfully used stun guns to restrain the person.
    
Lt. Mark Tovar says the preliminary information indicates an officer shot the suspect Tuesday morning after perceiving a threat when the suspect advanced toward officers with an unspecified object in his hand.
    
Tovar said the encounter occurred when officers responded to a trespassing call and tried to take the suspect into custody near West Osborn Road and North Central Avenue.
    
No officers were injured.