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Suspect, officer unharmed after trading gunfire in Glendale, police say

A shooting involving a Glendale police officer happened Tuesday afternoon and is currently under investigation.
Credit: 12 News

GLENDALE, Ariz. — A shooting involving a Glendale police officer happened Tuesday afternoon and is currently under investigation.

Police said that an officer spotted a car driving recklessly along Cardinal Way before striking a curb, street sign and stoplight.

The officer then followed the car down to Missouri Avenue where police said the driver exited the car and started running.

The suspect, 24-year-old Gabino Hernandez, allegedly pulled out a gun and fired at the officer but missed.

The officer fired back at the man but also missed.

Police said Hernandez stole a bike and briefly escaped before a K-9 tracked him down near Medlock Drive with the help of a witness who called 911.

Hernandez was arrested, and no injuries were reported.

Credit: Glendale Police

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