AZ: Suspect Shoots 3 Officers And Burns Down House, Now In Custody

by americaskeepersinc on April 27, 2020

CHANDLER, AZ – A suspect is in custody after a crime spree including shooting three officers and setting his house on fire.

Chandler police said the incident began after 1am when officers approached a suspicious person near Arizona Ave and Chandler Bl. When the officers got close, the suspect ran and fired on the officers. One officer was hit in this encounter. They were transported to a local hospital and treated and released for injuries. The suspect escaped the area.

Next, around 7am, another two officers were shot near where the first shooting took place. Early reports indicate that one may have been hit and protected by their body armor vest.

Chandler police said the second and third injured officers were awake and alert when they were taken to the hospital. 

Police then surrounded a home with the suspect inside located at Delaware Street near East Galveston Street in Chandler.

The latest information from Chandler Police indicate the suspect is now in custody. More information to follow as it is released.

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