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Suspect in serious condition after police shooting near Sky Harbor Airport

The shooting happened near 24th Street and Buckeye Road around 5:45 p.m. Police say one suspect was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.
Credit: 12 News

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a suspect near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened near 24th Street and Buckeye Road around 5:45 p.m. 

Police say a man with a knife advanced towards officers despite orders to drop it. One officer tased the suspect while another shot him.

The suspect was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

No officers were hurt during the incident.

Roads in the area have been closed off as investigators look into what led up to the shooting.

Police aren’t searching for any additional suspects.

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