(3TV/CBS 5) PHOENIX - Three people were arrested, including a 14-year-old boy, after an officer-involved shooting that left another suspect dead in west Phoenix, police say.

[ORIGINAL STORY: PD: Armed robbery suspect shot by Phoenix police officers; 3 others in custody]

Police said just after midnight, four people committed an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant near W. McDowell and Dysart roads in Avondale. The suspects left the scene in a vehicle and were later located by officers near 91st Avenue and Camelback Road in Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

SWAT officers and police stopped the vehicle, and a man later identified as 19-year-old Jacob Michael Harris, got out of the car armed with a gun. Police said he did not obey commands and pointed his gun in the direction of officers as he started to move toward a convenience store with people inside, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Two officers fired at Harris, who was taken into custody with the help of a K9. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.

No officers were injured.

Police said the other three suspects, 20-year-old Jeremiah Lynn Triplett, 19-year-old Sariah Christine Busani and a 14-year-old boy were taken into custody.

The other three suspects were charged with first-degree murder because of the death of their accomplice. They were also charged with armed robbery, police said.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.


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A 14 year old?? Parents??


What a waste of young life


Four of them

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