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Phoenix officers shoot, wound woman in Tempe lot

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Phoenix police shot and wounded a woman in this car in a Tempe apartment complex parking lot Monday night. (Source: CBS 5 News) Phoenix police shot and wounded a woman in this car in a Tempe apartment complex parking lot Monday night. (Source: CBS 5 News)
TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

Phoenix police officers shot and wounded a woman wanted on a parole violation after she pulled a gun in a Tempe apartment complex parking lot on Monday night.

The woman was identified Tuesday afternoon as 31-year-old Alyce Garcia who remains in the hospital, according to Tempe police Lt. Michael Pooley.

Police began following Garcia near 44th Street and Thomas Road in Phoenix about 8 p.m., Sgt. Steve Martos said.

She drove into the parking lot of the Gateway Apartments at 1255 E. University Drive where officers pinned in her car, Martos said. Officers approached the woman's vehicle, saw her produce a gun and fired at her several times.

The woman, who didn't fire her weapon, was hit several times, but her injuries were not considered life-threatening, Martos said.

No officers were hurt, Martos said.

Residents of the complex said they heard the commotion in the parking lot.

Cody Meyers, an ASU student, said he heard tires screeching and saw people ducking for cover as the shots were fired.

Meyers said he and a couple of other people were outside and that he "ran back behind my apartment building" during the shooting.

A 16-year-old boy said he didn't see the incident but heard the gunshots.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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