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Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting on Salt River reservation

No officers were injured during the incident.
A car riddled with bullet holes on the Salt River reservation after U.S. Marshals shot and killed a violent wanted fugitive. (Photo: Sky 12)

A suspect was shot and killed by U.S. Marshals in the Salt River Indian Community Tuesday morning.

A task force received information of a violent wanted fugitive, authorities said. The fugitive was located in Mesa and he attempted to flee onto the reservation, according to the U.S. Marshals.

During the course of the arrest, the suspect was shot and killed by members of the task force, officials said.

No officers were injured during the incident.

The name of the suspect has not yet been released.

The investigation continues.