MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Apache Junction police officer has been shot after a pursuit involving a stolen car.
Police say the officer was shot in Mesa around 4 p.m. Tuesday and was rushed to a hospital.
The name of the officer wasn't immediately released and there was no word on the officer's condition.
Police say the officer was pursuing a stolen vehicle and when the officer stopped in front of a smoke shop in Mesa, there was an exchange of gunfire and the officer was wounded.
They say one suspect is in custody.