FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

ESS Crossbow Photochromic Ballistic Eyeshield - ESS Eyepro
The ESS Crossbow Photochromic eyeshield is created using Transition Optics...

Top News

Video: Officers Tried to Rescue Family Shooting Victims from House Fire

February 23, 2016  | 

VIDEO: Officers Tried to Rescue Family Shooting Victims from House Fire

Police say five people, including a shooting suspect and child, have died in a family shooting in Phoenix on Tuesday morning, reports KSAZ.

The Phoenix Police Department tells Fox 10 that the shooting happened near 51st Avenue and Cactus, and at some point the home was set on fire.

Police have confirmed that the suspect and four others, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed in the shooting. The girl, who was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after the shooting, died shortly thereafter.

Sgt. Trent Crump said that dispatchers received calls from the victims inside. When they arrived they found the home on fire and heard shots being fired inside. Officers used equipment from the fire department and knocked down some of the fire to help rescue some victims from the home.

Crump said that officers called for a tactical team who later cleared the home and found the other victims and the shooter. He said that the shooter was armed when confronted by police and they opened fire, killing him.

Be the first to comment on this story

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Detroit Police in Standoff with 2 Barricaded Gunmen, Officer Wounded
The gunman reportedly suffers from mental illness, Assistant Chief Arnold Williams said at...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine