PHOENIX (AP/FOX 10) -- Police in Phoenix say officers have shot and killed a home invasion suspect who was under surveillance. They say the shooting occurred about 10 a.m. Wednesday after the man allegedly pointed a gun at police officers.
Police say the suspect, identified as 47-year-old Michael Joe Jolls, had forced his way into a home about 4 a.m. and stole a vehicle.
Officers were on the lookout for the suspect and later spotted a man they believed matched his description.
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Police attempted to stop the man when he allegedly pulled out a handgun and multiple officers fired their weapons at the suspect.
"Our officers contacted him just north of the intersection, noticed he had a handgun, pointed that handgun at an officer, and multiple Phoenix Police officers fired at the suspect, striking him," said Sgt. Armando Carbajal.
No officers were hurt.
NOW: Phoenix PD OIS near 7th St and Orangewood. No officers injured. Suspect dead on-scene. Scanner traffic said suspect was wanted for an armed robbery and fired at officers. pic.twitter.com/ToxlkjcfAt— jonathan roy (@JRFox10) January 30, 2019
North 7th St is closed from Northern Ave to Harmont Drive while @phoenixpolice is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting In the area of 700 East Orangewood Ave. #PhxTraffic pic.twitter.com/zoEVyFSVMw— Phoenix Police (@phoenixpolice) January 30, 2019
The Associated Press (AP) contributed to this report.