Officer-involved shooting near Washington and Erie streets

Chandler police opened hearth on the person after he pulled out a gun at a Little Caesars restaurant near Washington and Erie streets.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Authorities are looking for an “armed and dangerous” suspect concerned in a shooting with Chandler police Wednesday evening. 

Chandler police mentioned officers have been referred to as to a Little Caesars restaurant near Washington and Erie streets round 7:15 p.m. after clients referred to as to report a threatening man with a gun.

When officers arrived, they got here head to head with the suspect who was holding a gun. “Officers addressed the threat and discharged their firearms,” officers mentioned. It’s unknown presently if the suspect returned hearth or fired his gun.

Police mentioned the suspect fled on foot right into a neighborhood close by. It is unknown presently if the suspect is injured. 

Chandler police mentioned the suspect is taken into account armed and harmful. They’re asking the general public to be on alert whereas officers search the world.

If you see any suspicious exercise, you’re requested to name 911.

Authorities mentioned no officers have been injured within the shooting.

This is a growing story. Stay with 12 News for updates.

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