Police Shot And Killed The Man Who Is Accused Of Shooting A Scottsdale Officer On Friday In Tempe On Saturday: According to sources, ABC15 has learned that the man who is accused of shooting a Scottsdale police officer on Friday night was shot and killed by Phoenix police on Saturday.
Coverage of the shooting from Friday night may be seen in the video in the player above.
Kenneth Hearne, 37, was discovered along Rural and Baseline roads.
Hearne is in a very severe situation, according to officials. Hearne has passed away, multiple sources tell ABC15.
Officer Involved Shooting/Arrest – Phoenix Police officers involved in a shooting while taking suspect Kenneth Hearne into custody near Baseline Road and Lakeshore Drive in Tempe. Officers are code 4 and suspect transported to the hospital. PIO enroute. pic.twitter.com/UvBNl1wkij
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) January 8, 2023
The gunshot and subsequent arrest were reported on Twitter by the Phoenix Police Department.
On Friday night, Scottsdale police were executing a warrant at an apartment close to 1st Avenue and Roosevelt Street.
An officer allegedly took damage from a round that Hearne allegedly fired through the wall. The Scottsdale Police Department reported on Saturday that the officer is doing “exceptionally well” and will shortly be discharged from the hospital.
Hearne is thought to have jumped out the second-story balcony after the shooting.
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