PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Police say a man is in custody after he ran onto Interstate 17 armed with a knife and jumped onto the roof of a car.
According to Phoenix police, the half-naked man ran onto I-17 armed with a knife, and jumped onto the roof of a car before being shot twice by officers with a bean bag gun.
After being shot, the man kept running and jumped over the railing of the overpass, landing more than 15 feet below onto the road.
The man survived the fall and was taken into police custody.
Weird: Phoenix man w/knife runs onto I 17 at 7th Ave as police chase him, he's half naked, jumps on roof of a car, gets shot twice by beanbag gun, keeps going then jumps over railing of overpass, landing more than 15 feet below onto the roadway. He survived #Fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/NEoIFgeTdm— Nicole Garcia Fox10 (@Fox10_NicoleG) July 6, 2018
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, Seventh Avenue remains closed under I-17.
The exits have reopened, but 7th Ave remains closed under I-17. https://t.co/ceB7NCTJnU— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) July 6, 2018
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