- Associated Press - Sunday, April 19, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say an officer killed a suspect who wounded the officer in a shooting.

Investigators say the shooting erupted after someone called police Saturday afternoon to say several men were pointing rifles at him around 20th Street and Thomas Road.

The shooting occurred as officers were responding to the scene.

The suspect shot the officer, who then fatally shot the suspect.

The officer was treated and released for his injuries.

The suspect died of his injuries at a hospital.

The suspect and officer haven’t yet been identified.

Messages left Sunday for the Phoenix Police Department weren’t immediately returned.



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