1 suspect dead in second Phoenix officer-involved shooting in one day

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

One suspect is dead in the the second officer-involved shooting in Phoenix in one day. According to Sgt. Alan Pfohl, the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon near Central and Southern avenues.

Pfohl said officers were called to the area to investigate a car accident with a possible impaired driver. When officers arrived, they located a damage vehicle in a field with a driver inside.

Officers witnessed a rifle inside the vehicle and instructed the driver, 44-year-old Eduardo Andrade, not to touch the rifle. Pfohl said Andrade ignored officers' commands and reached for the rifle. 

One officer fired his duty weapon while moving closer to take cover. Pfohl said Andrade began firing his rifle at the officers, causing the officers to return fire.

The suspect then fired at the officers again, using a handgun. After another exchange of gunfire, the suspect stopped his actions. 

Andrade was then pronounced dead on scene.

No officers were injured.

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