Mar 3, 2014 5:59 PM
PHOENIX - An officer who was shot by a suspect has died from his injuries.
Authorities say the two Phoenix police officers were in critical condition after being wounded ina shootout with a suspect, who died at the scene.
Assistant Police Chief Sandra Renteria says the two officers with a fugitive apprehension team that were trying to arrest a known fugitive Monday afternoon.
As they were trying to arrest the suspect, he pulled a gun and a shootout occurred.
The names of the wounded officers aren't immediately available.
The shootings occurred near a title loan business near 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home.
The intersection currently is blocked off with nearly a dozen police vehicles and at least three passenger cars that appear to have been involved in a crash.