Phoenix PD: Suspect shot, killed by homeowner after assaulting woman and breaking into house

Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 21:34:14-04

A suspect is dead following a home invasion attempt in Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.

Phoenix police Sgt. Vince Lewis said officers responded to the residence near Central Avenue and Broadway Road around 2:20 p.m. after reports of shots fired in the area.

One suspect found shot inside the home was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

According to Lewis, two cars pulled up outside the home and multiple armed suspects approached the house.

During the altercation, a woman was assaulted and one of the suspects was hit by gunfire. No other injuries were reported.

Lewis said at least two guns have been recovered at the scene.

Police are investigating the incident.