Man taken into custody after waving gun, threatening people in Phoenix

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Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas Police say a man was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix police officer shot at a suspect who reportedly was running around with a firearm in the area of 28th Street and Southern Avenue Tuesday morning.

According to the Phoenix Police Department, a suspect was running around in the street, waving a gun and threatening people shortly before 9 a.m. A police officer shot at the suspect, but he was not hit. Officers subdued the suspect and took him into custody.

The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital with injuries suffered during the altercation with officers.

No police officers were injured.

A nearby school was placed on lockdown for a short time, but that has been lifted.

Southern Avenue is closed between 25th and 30th streets while police investigate.