High speed chase in Phoenix: Suspect down after leading police on pursuit

PHOENIX - UPDATE: Police confirm the suspect was wanted in connection with a deadly Ahwatukee shooting Wednesday morning.

A suspect is down after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in north Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.


Air15 video showed the suspect in a yellow Corvette speeding on northbound Interstate 17 before exiting and going the wrong direction on surface streets, nearly missing oncoming vehicles.

When he reached the intersection of North Valley and Dove Valley Parkway, an undercover officer could be seen ramming the Corvette with an SUV. As the car came to a stop in the intersection, officers drew their weapons and appeared to open fire.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Alan Pfohl confirmed one person was "down" in the officer-involved shooting. No officers were injured in the incident.

Details are developing. Stay with abc15.com for updates.

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