The Phoenix Police Department identified the suspect as 20-year-old Alexi Acosta.
The shooting happened just after 5:30 a.m. near 23rd Avenue and Camelback Road.
"There's a problem. We can say that for sure."
Police Guard MacInnis died of a heart attack while in foot pursuit of a suspect at the Sky Harbor International Airport. A passerby stopped to assist him. He was driven to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
One man is dead and a second is recovering after a shooting at a bar near 16th Street and Southern Avenue in Phoenix late Friday night.
Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in west Phoenix.
Officer Walter Stewart was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver.
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End of Watch March 29, 2020
Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call involving roommates at a residence near 40th Drive and...
End of Watch March 21, 2019
Police Officer Paul Rutherford died from injuries received when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Avenue and Indian School...
End of Watch April 17, 2018
K9 Bane was killed while attempting an apprehension following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle. A male and female had led officers on a...
End of Watch May 19, 2016
Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress at a home near the...
End of Watch March 03, 2014
Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed on March 3rd, 2014 as he and other members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team attempted to serve a felony...
End of Watch May 19, 2013
Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on May 19, 2013, Officer Daryl Raetz, #8899 and his partner were finishing the processing of the scene from a DUI stop in the...
End of Watch May 26, 2010
Officer Travis P. Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect who had fled the scene of a shots fired call earlier in the night. Officers...
End of Watch October 25, 2008
Officer Shane Figueroa was killed in an automobile collision while responding to a call. Officer Figueroa was northbound on 19th Avenue near Roeser...
End of Watch September 18, 2007
Officer Nick Erfle was shot after he and his partner approached three people for jaywalking and obstructing traffic on 24th Street, one block north...
End of Watch July 27, 2007
At approximately 8:30 pm, Officer Cortez responded to a call that a man and woman were passing forged checks at a check-cashing business on 83rd...
From 1928 to the present, the Phoenix Police Department has lost 40 Officers in the line of duty.
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