PHOENIX (KSAZ) –
An officer involved shooting has caused a lot of problems for people in the downtown area.
The shooting happened next to the brand new cityscape shopping area, right across from the county courthouse.
Dozens of witnesses saw the chase and shooting in one of the busiest spots in downtown Phoenix.
“It was like something out of a movie it was crazy,” said Angie Philips.
Phoenix Police say this all began earlier in the morning after officer spotted a stolen silver Dodge Ram pick-up in a hotel parking lot near I-17 and Dunlap.
A police helicopter followed the car downtown. Authorities say during this chase, the suspect waving a gun at them.
In an attempt to get away, the suspect pulled into Cityscape’s underground parking lot.
“The first thing I saw was this truck speeding go down under the garage almost hit cars and the police,” said Philips.
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