PHOENIX — Police say a 42-year-old man has been seriously injured after a police shooting outside a home in north Phoenix Sunday evening.
Officials say a teenager called police after their father, later identified as Adan Carlos, who they and their mother had an order of protection against, was trying to get inside their home near 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road at around 5 p.m.
Video shows an officer-involved shooting from May 30 near 39th Ave/Thunderbird Rd. Officers responded to a violation of an order of protection when the suspect pointed a gun at an officer, an exchange of gunfire occurred & the suspect was shot.— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) June 14, 2021
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When officers arrived, Carlos was standing in the driveway of the home with a firearm. Police say he pointed his weapon at an officer who then exchanged gunfire with him.
Carlos was struck in the incident, and officers say they quickly rendered first aid.
He was then transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition and no officers were injured during this incident, police say. An occupied home was reportedly struck by Carlos' gunfire, but no other injuries were reported.
At about 5:00 p.m., Officers were called to a house near 39th Ave and Thunderbird for a man who was violating an order of protection. The man was armed with a gun and exchanged gunfire with an officer. No injuries to the officer. The man was taken to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/9gHNJ5fn8j— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) May 31, 2021
Detectives learned during the investigation that Carlos's vehicle had been set on fire and that he took a vehicle at gunpoint near 28th Drive and Cactus Road. Carlos reportedly forced the victim to drive him a few blocks away from where the police shooting occurred.
Fortunately, no injuries were reported during that incident either.
Carlos remains in critical condition but is stable. He is expected to be booked into jail on multiple charges after he is released from the hospital.
The officer involved in the shooting is said to be 26 years old with two years of service.