Phoenix police shoot suspect near 7th Street and Baseline

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.

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