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Phoenix police officer shoots man armed with rifle after pursuit

Katelyn Keenehan Arizona Republic

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A Phoenix police officer shot a man armed with a rifle after a pursuit early Thursday near 35th Avenue and Washington Street.

Shortly after 1 a.m., the man was shot and injured, and he was taken to a hospital, according to an email from Sgt. Mercedes Fortune, a Phoenix police spokesperson.

Details about how the shooting occurred were not immediately available.

No officers or other people were injured.

The investigation was ongoing.