A lady and two youngsters had been killed earlier than a police officer was injured throughout a six-hour standoff with a gunman who barricaded himself inside an condominium on Christmas Day.
A lady was shot lifeless outdoors an condominium in Phoenix, Ariz., at three:45 p.m. in what seems to be a home violence incident, in keeping with Sgt. Jonathan Howard.
The person then barricaded himself contained in the condominium with a 10-month-old child and an 11-year-old baby whereas authorities tried to barter with him.
When police realized the youngsters had been lifeless, the gunman began capturing on the cops outdoors 1601 E. Highland Avenue, The Arizona Republic reported.
A police officer who was injured within the ensuing shootout was transported to the hospital in steady situation, Howard stated.
The gunman, who didn’t look like injured, was taken into custody round 10 p.m. native time, in keeping with police.
Kristen Alexander, who was escorted again to her condominium within the Highland Residence complicated after spending greater than 5 hours outdoors in a parking zone, instructed the Republic, “I’m scared of who our neighbors are.”