Officer harm, suspect shot in altercation at Sedona Airport | Arizona Information


SEDONA, AZ (3TV / CBS5) – An officer was injured and a suspect was shot dead at Sedona Airport after an altercation Sunday morning.

According to spokeswoman Lauren Browne, Sedona police responded to a stolen vehicle carrying three suspects that landed in the Sedona Airport parking lot. Browne said less lethal tactics were used, but a 37-year-old suspect was shot dead during the altercation and taken to hospital in stable condition.

No details have been released about what exactly happened during this altercation, and it is not clear whether the suspects were armed.

Browne said the officer concerned was being treated in hospital for “wounds sustained during the altercation.” The other two suspects are in custody.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety will conduct an independent investigation into the shooting the officer is involved in.

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