PHOENIX — Phoenix police say officers were involved in a shooting in the area of Interstate 17 and Greenway Road Thursday night.
Officials say the incident started as a separate call at a residence near 31st Avenue and Greenway Road.
A man allegedly left the residence with at least one gun and walked to a convenience store where the officer involved shooting happened.
Officials say police believed the man was holding a pistol magazine when he attempted to walk into the occupied convenience store. That is when the officer invovled shooting happened.
The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
No other injuries have been reported as a result of this shooting.
Officers recovered a weapon from the scene.
It is unknown how many people were in the convenience store when the shooting occurred.
Phoenix police are working an active scene in the area of 24th Ave and Greenway Rd, Shots have been fired. Please avoid the area for your safety. Follow this thread for information. pic.twitter.com/DUE5Tz5IRx
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) September 23, 2022
Police ask that the public avoid the area.
Greenway Road has been closed from I-17 to 23rd Avenue.
This is an ongoing situation. Stay with ABC15 and abc15.com for the latest updates.