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Two Tempe officers shot near Mill Avenue/Baseline; suspect dead

Posted at 3:26 PM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 16:15:09-04

Two Tempe officers are injured following a shooting on Monday afternoon.

According to Tempe police, two officers were shot while trying to serve an order of protection against a domestic violence suspect near Mill Avenue and Baseline Road around 3 p.m.

The suspect reportedly fired shots at both officers, who were forced to retreat and return fire.

Both officers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police. In an evening update, police said one of the officers had been released from the hospital.

In an evening update from Tempe Police Chief Moir at the scene, the suspect was confirmed to be dead. The suspect has yet to be identified.

The shooting remains under investigation. 

ABC15 has a crew on scene and will provide additional information once further details are released.

This is the 69th officer-involved shooting reported in the Valley for 2018.