John Carpentier update: Man shot by police in North Phoenix dies

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 13:48:51-04

A man has died after he was shot by Phoenix police last week.

According to Phoenix police, 26-year-old John Ethan Carpentier died from his injuries.

Police said Carpentier was shot during a meeting with an undercover officer to exchange drugs near Loop 101 and 19th Avenue.

Carpentier reportedly put his vehicle in reverse and rammed the undercover police car an in effort to escape.

According to police, another officer in an unmarked patrol car shot at Carpentier, hitting him in the eye.

Two handguns were recovered from his vehicle.