Salt River Police shoot suspect threatening them with knife & hammer

 The FBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting on the Salt River Nation.

Investigators say the shooting broke out at about 10:30pm Friday evening on the Salt River Nation near Alma School and Thomas.  They say a tribal member threatened Salt River Police officers with a knife and hammer, and officers fired on the man.  The FBI says the suspect was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for his injuries.

A spokesperson for the FBI says officers did not sustain any life-threatening injuries.  FBI agents will continue their investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

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