A Phoenix police officer was injured and a suspect killed after engaging in a brutal fight on Friday morning.
The incident occurred when a Phoenix police officer, investigating a suspicious vehicle, was confronted and attacked by a suspect who had emerged from behind some bushes.
The officer and assailant fought until a detective, hearing the officer's plea for assistance, came to the scene.
When the suspect made a move for the officer's gun, both the officer and detective opened fire.
The suspect was struck by gunfire and attempted to flee the scene; however, he collapsed and died a short distance later. The officer suffered a broken nose.
The shooting is currently under investigation.