Burglary suspect shoots self after police confrontation

Phoenix police say a burglary suspect took his own life during a confrontation with officers.

Investigators say the incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday outside a vehicle body shop near 27th Avenue and Camelback Road.

The proprietor reported seeing an unknown person on the property.

Officers searched the location and found the suspect hiding under a truck in the yard.

They say he refused commands to surrender. He then fought with a police K-9.

Police say as officers moved in to arrest him, he pulled out a handgun and shot himself.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

One officer was injured from shrapnel from the bullet that hit the suspect. His injury is not life-threatening. The suspect's identity was not released.