PD: One officer, two women shot during standoff near 28th Street and Roeser Road in Phoenix

Posted at 8:42 AM, Nov 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 10:42:08-05

Phoenix police say two officers have been injured during a shooting near 28th Street and Roeser Road Sunday morning.

Police say one officer was shot, and two female victims were also shot in the overnight incident. A second officer was bitten by a K9 on scene and the suspect was also shot.

Police say the incident started around 9 p.m. Saturday with reports of shots fired in the home. Police responded and discovered the suspect inside the home with two women who were not being allowed to leave.

After several hours of negotiating with the suspect, police determined they needed to make entrance to the home to rescue the women.

Around 5:30 a.m. police made access to the home and additional shots were fired.

Both officers injured were taken to the hospital, their conditions are unknown. The two female victims, along with the male suspect are in critical condition.

Police say this is an active scene, and advise citizens to avoid the area.

This is a developing situation. Stay with ABC15 and for the latest information.