Docs: Officer-involved shooting suspect described as 'abusive, threatening'

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A restraining order was filed against the suspect, Juan Pablo Rodriguez-Fregoso. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A restraining order was filed against the suspect, Juan Pablo Rodriguez-Fregoso. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Rodriguez-Fregoso is accused of shooting his estranged wife and an off-duty Casa Grande police officer. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Rodriguez-Fregoso is accused of shooting his estranged wife and an off-duty Casa Grande police officer. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Cpl. Robert Price was hit multiple times. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Cpl. Robert Price was hit multiple times. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Rodriguez-Fregoso took his own life on the Loop 202 Red Mountain freeway. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Rodriguez-Fregoso took his own life on the Loop 202 Red Mountain freeway. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
CASA GRANDE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

New court documents reveal the suspect who allegedly shot his estranged wife and an off-duty Casa Grande police officer was having marital problems and was called abusive.

Yvette Rodriguez filed a restraining order against the suspect, Juan Pablo Rodriguez-Fregoso on Aug. 25. She claimed he was "verbally abusive and very controlling." She also said he threatened to get her fired from her job and "did something" to her vehicle so it wouldn't start.

Rodriguez also filed for divorce.

On Wednesday morning, Rodriguez and the officer, Cpl. Robert Price, were in Price's pickup truck when they were ambushed by Rodriguez-Fregoso, police said. Rodriguez-Fregoso opened fire on the pair, hitting Price multiple times, police said. Rodriguez was hit once in the upper body.

[READ MORE: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Casa Grande]

Both were taken to the hospital. They were listed in stable condition, as of Thursday evening.

Rodriguez-Fregoso drove off and a manhunt was underway.

The search came to an end hours later on the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway near Dobson Road where Rodriguez-Fregoso had stopped his car. As law enforcement closed in, he shot himself in the chest and died, police said.

[READ MORE: PD: Suspect dead after shooting wife & off-duty police officer]

Investigators haven't released a possible motive.

"There's a lot of speculation. We don't want to speculate," said Ofc. Thomas Anderson with the Casa Grande Police Department.

Neighbors shared their thoughts.

"They were good people," said Rhonda Maguire, a neighbor. "I felt he was really aggressive."

An investigation is underway.

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