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PD: Man shot during break-in attempt near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Drive

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Posted at 5:19 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 00:27:02-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man was shot during an attempted robbery at a home early Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to the scene near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Drive.

Police say three suspects were arrested nearby in connection with the robbery attempt. Two of the suspects were 16 year old males, and the third was identified as 19-year-old Jykese Davis.

During an investigation, officers learned that a homeowner shot someone who was attempting to burglarize a vehicle in his driveway, causing a non-life-threatening injury. The victim confronted the suspects and in doing so, one of the suspect's pointed a handgun at the victim. Then victim pointed a handgun at the suspect as well.

Then, they began struggling over the victim's gun, and the victim was shot. Police say the victim suffered a serious, but not life threatening injury.

The 16-year-old males were booked into the Durango Juvenile Detention facility on one count of armed robbery. Davis was booked for armed robbery and aggravated assault.