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Man shot by officer after suspected domestic violence call, police say

Police tell 12News that no officers were injured, and the suspect was transported to the hospital but is expected to survive.

MESA, Ariz. — A domestic violence suspect was injured in a shooting involving Mesa police Monday night. 

Mesa police said around 6 p.m., officers received a frantic 911 call from a woman claiming her boyfriend, 43-year-old Victor Pacheco, was being physical with her and was threatening her with a weapon near Country Club and Broadway roads. 

Police said Pacheco allegedly left before officers arrived but returned to the neighborhood while investigators were there.

Officers followed the man to Alma School and Main streets. An officer shot the man when the man was "leaning out of his vehicle with a loaded handgun, police said.

Police said a search warrant was executed on the suspect's vehicle, and three additional handguns were located inside the vehicle.

Authorities said the man was transported to the hospital and is expected to recover. No officers were hurt in the shooting.

Authorities said the suspect is facing aggravated assault charges.

Public records show Pacheco has previously spent time in prison for armed robbery.

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