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PD: Woman shoots armed robbery suspect in Phoenix, suspect dead

Posted at 8:48 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-23 07:09:40-05

A suspect is dead after an attempted armed robbery in Phoenix.

Phoenix police said officers responded to a home near 7th Street and Union Hills Drive at 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday after witnesses reported that a suspect grabbed a woman. 

According to police, the 34-year-old suspect grabbed the victim as she entered her home. The victim tried to close the door but the suspect attempted to force his way in. 

Police said the victim got a handgun and shot at the suspect. The suspect fled from the scene and was located at an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The victim was not injured. The suspect has not been identified.