PD: Police shoot suspect during search for drugs in Prescott Valley

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File photo of a Prescott Valley Police Department vehicle. (Source: Prescott Valley Police Department) File photo of a Prescott Valley Police Department vehicle. (Source: Prescott Valley Police Department)
PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A suspect was shot by law enforcement during a search for drugs in Prescott Valley on Tuesday evening, police said.

A group of officers was serving a search warrant for narcotics at 5700 Market Street at Building 14 just after 6 p.m. when they breached the front door of an apartment. The suspect was wearing body armor and confronted them, polices said. The suspect raised a weapon and pointed it at officers, according to police. The suspect was then shot.

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The suspect was flown to a Valley hospital and is in stable condition, police said.

No officers were hurt.

An investigation is underway. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is leading the investigation.

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