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Authorities investigating officer-involved shooting in Mesa

Neither of the officers concerned was harm, and the suspect’s accidents aren’t life-threatening.

MESA, Ariz. — Detectives are investigating a shooting involving Mesa police that befell Friday night time.

Around 9:30, two MPD officers pulled over a person close to 8100 East University for a civil visitors cease. Officers say the person appeared “evasive” and “didn’t want to stop.”

It was whereas officers spoke with the person that he fired a weapon at them, and the police returned hearth. Reports say the incident took roughly one minute, after which extra officers arrived to take the suspect into custody.

Mesa Fire and Medical Personnel handled the person on the scene earlier than transporting him to an area hospital. Officials say his accidents aren’t believed to be life-threatening, and neither officer was injured.

Detectives are nonetheless investigating, and knowledge might change because the case proceeds.

Police stated University can be closed from eightieth Street to Hawes through the investigation. 

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