CASA GRANDE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) - Casa Grande police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night around 9:20 near Pinal Avenue and Cottonwood Lane.
According to police, officers tried to conduct a traffic stop near the south side of Casa Grande, but the driver refused to stop and led them on a pursuit.
The driver, later identified as Francisco Danny Flores of Arizona City, stopped Wood Street and Melrose Drive, and then got out of the car and pointed a weapon at the officers. Police say three officers fired their weapons at him. According to the police, Flores, 30, died at the scene.
No officers were injured.
Critical Incident: The Casa Grande Police Department is currently investigating an Officer Involved Shooting. The suspect was shot and pronounced deceased on scene. There were no injuries to Officers or any other community members. More info will be provided as soon as available. pic.twitter.com/7Y6LUOy6wU— Casa Grande Police (@CasaGrandePD) October 23, 2020
This is an ongoing investigation.