PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Police say a suspect is dead and no officers are injured following an officer-involved shooting near downtown Phoenix.
According to Sgt. Vince Lewis, the shooting happened early Thursday morning near Seventh Avenue and Pima Street after officers were investigating reports of trespassing involving a vehicle in the area.
Twenty-nine-year-old Hector Lopez and woman were inside the vehicle and at some point, there was a struggle and two officers fired their weapons at Lopez.
He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The woman has been taken into custody.
A trespassing call led to an officer investigation involved shooting. @phoenixpolice say officers struggled with the suspect after he displayed a gun. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital. A woman, who was also in the car, is in custody @FOX10Phoenix #Fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/qbdXtd43Zk— Anita Roman Fox 10 (@ANITAROMANFOX10) May 9, 2019
This is the seventh officer-involved shooting so far in 2019.
At the end of May 2018, there were 21 officer-involved shootings in Phoenix.