PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Investigators say an off-duty Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputy was working security at a Food City when two women who were trying to cash a bad check took off.
He confronted the women, and one of them pulled out her gun. She fired at the deputy who exchanged shots.
Police say the deputy struck the woman with the gun who is now in the hospital in critical condition. The other woman managed to get away and is outstanding at this time.
VIDEO: Fox 10's Courtney Griffin is live at the Food City near 32nd Street and McDowell Road.