Father shot by daughter's estranged boyfriend

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police locked down a neighborhood just west of Interstate 17 for about an hour Monday morning.

Police were looking for a gunman who had fired several times at a man in his 50s. Police officers, K-9 units and a chopper all searched for the man hiding out near Northern and 27th avenues at about 9 a.m.

Police said the gunman is an estranged boyfriend who was harassing a woman in her mid-20s. That woman called her dad, who showed up and tried to chase the gunman off. That's when shots were fired and the dad's arm was grazed.

The gunman disappeared for about an hour until a police dog alerted officers to a nearby detached garage.

Police said the gunman was in the attic and ended up falling through the sheetrock right in front of the officers. He was taken into custody.