PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Police say a suspect is in custody following an officer-involved shooting in north Phoenix.
The suspect is in custody! Thank you to the residents of Moon Valley for your patience while we searched for this dangerous person.— Phoenix Police (@phoenixpolice) July 20, 2017
Phoenix police say the shooting happened near Central and Greenway on Thursday morning after officers responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood.
When officers approached the vehicle, police say the suspect, identified as 22-year-old Antonio Goff, fled the scene and as he drove towards one of the officers, the 45-year-old officer fired his weapon at the suspect's vehicle.
During a search in the area, Goff was found in a residential backyard and was taken into custody with the help of a K-9 officer.
Police say Goff was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment from a dog bite and was booked into jail on an outstanding warrant, as well as aggravated assault on a police officer and trespassing
No officers were injured in the shooting.
PD using chopper to look in area from 7th St & Coral Gables to 7th St & Thunderbird, west to Central. K-9 units work in shifts cause of heat pic.twitter.com/IC1krVs2Fk— Liz Kotalik FOX 10 (@LizKotalikFOX10) July 20, 2017
PD looking for man who tried running over cops. Neighbors told to stay inside Broadmoor & Moon Valley Dr, Lookout Mt Elementary locked down pic.twitter.com/VXBgiQ92le— Liz Kotalik FOX 10 (@LizKotalikFOX10) July 20, 2017
Police searching MoonValley. Avoid area if possible. Stay indoors & report suspicious activity. Patience appreciated.— Sgt. Vince Lewis (@SgtVinceLewis) July 20, 2017
>>SkyFOX video from the scene: https://www.facebook.com/FOX10Phoenix/videos/1445339448847931/