Phoenix, AZ – A Phoenix police officer was shot in the line of duty in south Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon.
Phoenix police said the incident occurred at about 12:30 p.m. on June 14 near the intersection of 39th Avenue and Baseline Road, KTAR reported.
The wounded officer was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Officials have not released any information about his medical condition, KTAR reported.
Police have asked the public to avoid the area around the shooting scene.
Authorities have not released any details about what led up to the shooting, KTAR reported.
Officials have not yet identified the gunman and have not announced that any suspects are in custody.
Phoenix Police officer rushed to hospital after being shot on duty in the area of 39th Avenue and Baseline. Active scene. Please avoid the area for your safety. PIO in route to scene. pic.twitter.com/pn8Wdw2biU
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) June 14, 2022
Breaking: @PhoenixPolice officer has been shot, rushed to hospital. Meanwhile officers are searching for the gunman in a neighborhood near 39th ave and Park. A neighbor says she heard 10 gunshots in a row, then two more #fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/DU89M7GkmQ
— Nicole Garcia Fox10 (@Fox10_NicoleG) June 14, 2022
The public is asked to AVOID the area of 39th Ave and Baseline.
— Megan Thompson (@MeganABC15) June 14, 2022
— Rick Davis (@rdavisfox10) June 14, 2022
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