PHOENIX - A man was shot by Phoenix Police after officers found him armed with a weapon outside of a home in south Phoenix, officials said on Oct. 1.
Police say the incident began when they responded to reports of shots being fired in a neighborhood near 7th Street and Baseline on Thursday night. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a suspect who was not wearing a shirt and had a handgun tucked into his waistband.
When officers began giving commands, the suspect reached for his gun and police opened fire, striking the suspect.
The 29-year-old suspect was given first aid at the scene and taken to a nearby hospital where he is in stable condition. The suspect's gun was recovered at the scene.
No officers were injured in the incident.
The investigation is ongoing.