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PD: Two shot in Casa Grande, suspect found dead

Posted: 11:45 AM, Sep 06, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-06 23:46:18Z
PD: Officer-involved shooting in Casa Grande
PD: Officer-involved shooting in Casa Grande

Casa Grande police said its search for a suspect accused of shooting an off-duty officer and another person has ended after the man was found dead on Wednesday afternoon.

In a tweet, Casa Grande police said 37-year-old Juan Pablo Rodriguez-Fregoso was found dead in Mesa. Police said in the tweet that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said two victims were hurt in the shooting, including an officer who was off-duty at the time. That officer was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery. Police said the officer is listed in serious condition.

The other person, a citizen who works at the police station, was hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

Wednesday afternoon, police officers from multiple agencies and the U.S. Marshalls Task Force descended on a vehicle along the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway near Dobson Road . That is where the suspect was apparently found.

Authorities have not identified the victims.

Several schools in the area were on lockdown as a precaution but that lockdown has since been lifted.

Stay with ABC15 and abc15.com for updates on this developing story