Phoenix

Man arrested after reportedly shooting at Phoenix officers

The incident occurred Thursday night time at a business close to 59th Avenue and Buckeye Road.

PHOENIX — Authorities say a 38-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly shooting at two Phoenix police officers Thursday night time.

Phoenix police say the officers have been leaving a business close to 59th Avenue and Buckeye Road simply earlier than midnight when an grownup male, recognized as Harry Denman, started to speak to them.

Police say the officers instructed Denman they have been on a name and wanted to depart. The officers have been pulling out of the parking zone when police say Denman pulled a handgun and fired two rounds at the officers’ patrol automobile. 

Police say Denman then ran a business close by, and officers adopted him inside. Once inside, police stated the officers had a bodily confrontation with Denman earlier than taking him into custody.

Denman suffered accidents and was taken to an area hospital for medical consideration earlier than he was booked into jail, police say. Both officers have been unhurt. 

An investigation is underway into how Denman was injured.

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