PD: 1 critically injured in Phoenix armed robbery attempt

PHOENIX - A Valley business owner is in critical condition after an armed man stormed into his workplace and demanded money Thursday afternoon.

Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos confirmed that authorities were investigating a shooting near 22nd Avenue and Phelps Road, near Bell Road, around 2 p.m.

A man armed with a gun walked into Lone Cactus Restoration and demanded the employees "open the safe."

The suspect then opened fire, shooting the owner. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The suspect was taken into police custody.

The identities of the suspect and victim have not been released.

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