PD: 1 injured in E. Valley officer-involved shooting

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA COMMUNITY, AZ - One person has been taken to the hospital after being shot in an officer-involved shooting in the east Valley Saturday.

Salt River police Commander Greg Anderson said the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m.

Anderson said an officer patrolling the neighborhood near Oak Street and Stapley Drive in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community saw a person believed to have a warrant for his arrest.

When the officer contacted the individual a scuffle ensued and shots were fired.

Anderson could not confirm whether the officer or suspect had been injured, but he did say it was being investigated as an officer-involved shooting.

No other details were made available Saturday.

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