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Suspect hospitalized after officer-involved shooting near 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road

Posted: 8:30 PM, Nov 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-12 00:46:12-05
Police situation at 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road
OIS near 43rd Avenue and Camelback

PHOENIX — An armed robbery suspect is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Phoenix Monday night.

Officers were called to a shopping center near 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road around 7:30 p.m. to investigate a robbery call.

When police arrived on scene, they found a man with a knife in the parking lot. Officers ordered the suspect to drop the weapon, but he refused.

Authorities say the suspect advanced towards officers with the knife at which point a female officer fired her weapon at the man.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He is not being identified at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with ABC15 News and abc15.com for updates.