- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the shooting of a Phoenix police officer (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering that flags on all state government buildings be lowered to half-staff to honor a Phoenix police officer killed in the line of duty.

Officer David Glasser died Thursday morning. He had been in critical condition since being wounded Wednesday in a shooting that also left a burglary suspect dead.

Ducey says Arizona is in mourning following a death that the governor called a tragic reminder of the sacrifices made by police officers. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton called the officer’s death a “dark day for the city of Phoenix” and Police Chief Joe Yahner said Glasser’s memory and service “will be honored from this day forward.”

11:30 a.m.

Phoenix officials say a police officer has died a day after being wounded during a shooting that left a burglary suspect dead.

Mayor Greg Stanton called the death Thursday of Officer David Glasser a “dark day for the city of Phoenix” and Police Chief Joe Yahner said Glasser’s memory and service “will be honored from this day forward.”

Stanton and Yahner spoke at a news conference Thursday morning at police headquarters. Glasser had been in critical condition since the shooting.

Police said Glass was married and that he and his wife had two small children.

The suspect’s identity has not been released.

Police say the incident occurred Wednesday afternoon after a homeowner called to say his son was stealing guns from him.

Officers responded and found the suspect in a vehicle and shots were exchanged.

6:10 a.m.

Phoenix police say an officer remains in critical condition a day after being wounded during a shooting that left a burglary suspect dead.

The identities of the officer and the suspect have not been released, but police say the wounded officer has been with the department for 12 years and has a wife and two small children.

Police say the incident occurred Wednesday afternoon after a Laveen homeowner called to say his son allegedly was stealing guns from him.

Officers responded and found the suspect in a vehicle and shots were exchanged.


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