Two people hurt after shooting involving officers near L-101 and Chandler staff
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EDITOR’S NOTE: On Tuesday, March 5, Chandler police officials held a press conference where they stated the suspect did not shoot a bystander and that instead an officer had shot the bystander. Read the full update here.

Below is the original story with initial information.

Two men are hurt after an officer-involved shooting in a neighborhood near Loop 101 and Chandler Boulevard Sunday night.

Police were called to the area just after 6 p.m. for reports of suspicious activity involving someone who had a weapon.

When officers arrived, they found two men involved in a fight. One of the men, only identified at this time as a man in his 50s, was armed with a gun.

Police gave commands to the armed man, and instead of complying, officials say he shot the other man. That is when officers shot the gunman.

Both men were taken to a hospital for treatment, though their conditions are currently unknown.

No officers were hurt during this incident.

No further information is currently available.

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2024-03-04 02:21:52 , Chandler News

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