PHOENIX — Police said a man was seriously injured after police fired outside his home in northern Phoenix on Sunday evening.
Authorities said the two teenagers called the police after their father, for whom they and mother were given protection orders. Tried to enter the house near 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road around 5 PM.
when the officer arrived The man stood in the driveway of the house with a gun. Police said he pointed his weapon at the officer who fired a gun at him.
The man was attacked in the incident and officials said they quickly provided first aid.
He was then taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. And no officers were injured during the incident, police said.
At around 5 p.m., officers were called to a home near 39th Ave and Thunderbird for a man violating a protection order. The man was armed with a gun and exchanged guns with officers. Officers were not injured. The man was taken to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/9gHNJ5fn8j
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) May 31, 2021
This is an ongoing investigation, please stay tuned to ABC15 for the latest information.