Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting near 3rd St & Monte Vista Road

Posted at 11:09 PM, Aug 07, 2016

A suspect was shot and injured by an officer who responded to calls of a fight in Phoenix on Sunday night.

According to police, a couple in their twenties was seen fighting in front of a home near 3rd Street and Monte Vista Road. Someone walking their dog in the area tried to intervene, but ended up getting involved in the fight as well. The fight then escalated to involve the man's mother who was inside the home.

When officers arrived, the man, who was armed with a knife, ignored officer commands. An officer reportedly shot the man once, causing a non-life threatening wound.

No officers were injured during the incident.

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