- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting by Tempe police (all times local):

10:20 a.m.

Tempe police say a man who stabbed a police officer in the arm with a large knife during a struggle after a car wreck has died after being shot by another police officer.

Police described the wounded officer’s injury as non-life threatening. No identities were released.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning on a residential street near Rural Road and Southern Avenue.

Neighborhood resident Steve Cohn told KTVK-TV (https://goo.gl/gMB5tr ) that the man who was shot by police swore at him and spin on him when Cohn and others went to help after the man slammed a car into a parked vehicle.


8:10 a.m.

A Tempe police officer has been transported to a hospital with what are described by police as non-life threatening injuries following a shooting, and police say a suspect also was taken to a hospital.

No information is immediately available on the suspect’s condition or circumstances of the Tuesday morning incident.

News video showed the officer and the suspect being loaded into ambulances.

The shooting occurred following a car wreck on a residential street near Rural Road and Southern Avenue.



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