Crime spree in stolen produce truck ends in officer-involved sho …


A suspect driving a stolen produce truck was shot by police after he caused several crashes.

This all started with a collision near 48th Street and Broadway Road at around 11:30 a.m.

[MAP: 48th Street and Broadway Road]

Phoenix police Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the suspect, who was driving a stolen produce truck, rear-ended one car, then, as he backed up, hit a second car.

Howard said the suspect in the stolen truck then took off.

But, the two drivers that he had hit took off after him.

“They followed him southbound on 48th Street, and then they were westbound on Southern Avenue,” said Howard.

They all wound up at the intersection of 32nd Street and Southern.

[MAP: 32nd Street and Southern Avenue]

The light at that intersection was red, but Howard says the suspect ran the red

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