Home invasion suspect shot following stolen car pursuit

- Authorities said a Buckeye home invasion suspect was shot and taken into custody following a pursuit involving a stolen car that ended near Wickenburg.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says the suspect led deputies on a pursuit towards Wickenburg following a home invasion in Buckeye.

The incident reportedly began at around 7:00 a.m.

The OnStar vehicle assistance service was used to track and then disable a stolen SUV.

"This was something that we needed to use immediately to get this vehicle disabled, and we were able to do it successfully," said Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect ultimately was involved a gunfight, in which the suspect was shot and wounded by sheriff's deputies. The suspect was taken into custody near U.S. 60 and Gates Road in Morristown, near the backyard of Alice and Kenneth Swanson's home.

"The first thing I heard were the sirens, and there were a lot of them," said Kenneth. "My brother was right out here chopping weeds, and he said he heard five or six shots. He said he couldn't count them. They came so fast."

"One of the sheriff's cars came by real fast and he rolled his window down and hollered at me to get inside, get inside now! So I knew something was going down," said Alice.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the suspect and deputies exchanged gunfire. No deputies were injured, and the suspect suffered with non-life threatening injuries.

No names have been released in this case.

>>VIDEO from the scene:  https://www.facebook.com/FOX10Phoenix/videos/1319394981442379/

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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