PHOENIX — A suspect accused of engaging in a shootout with Phoenix police officers was found early Friday morning after a local resident called 911 to get them help for a gunshot wound.
Phoenix police say the incident began Thursday at about 11:15 p.m. after receiving calls of a suspicious person near 106th Drive and Colter Street. As officers made contact with a man in that neighborhood, they heard a gunshot in the near vicinity.
Officers saw another man holding a gun and he began firing several rounds in their direction, Phoenix police said.
Officers returned fire at the man before he took off running through the neighborhood. They eventually lost track of the shooter.
A short time later, a local resident called 911 to get help for someone in their home who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers responded to the residence and recognized the wounded man as the shooting suspect.
The man's identity has not been released and he's been treated for his injuries, police say.
No officers or bystanders were injured during the shootout.
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