Police: Suspect dead, no officers injured in north Phoenix shooting

- Police say a suspect is dead and no officers were injured following an officer-involved shooting in North Phoenix early Wednesday morning.

Phoenix police say officers were near 35th Avenue and Deer Valley Road trying to identify a suspect wanted for a felony warrant when they spotted a man on a bike matching the description of the suspect.

When officers tried to stop the man, he fled the scene on his bike and officers followed in pursuit.

The 35-year-old suspect, identified as Andrew Collins, then fired a handgun at the officers, who returned fire, killing Collins.

No officers were injured during the shooting.


The intersection of 35th Avenue and Deer Valley Road has reopened.

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