Man hospitalized after being shot by DPS troopers in Mesa

Posted at 12:42 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 15:42:13-04

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man is hospitalized in serious condition after being shot by state Department of Public Safety troopers in southeast Mesa.

Chandler police officers attempted to stop a pickup truck around 9 p.m. Saturday, but the driver didn't pull over.

DPS troopers located the truck that sped up and reportedly weaved through traffic before it crashed in Mesa.

Troopers approached the vehicle and a shooting occurred, but details weren't immediately released.

The wounded man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

His name hasn't been released.

DPS officials say no troopers were injured.