PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- One man is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting Monday night in Phoenix.

[FIRST REPORT: Police shoot suspect near Phoenix Home Depot]

It happened around 7:30 p.m. at a parking lot of a Home Depot in the area of 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road. 

A Phoenix police spokesperson said officers originally went to the area for reports of an attempted robbery. When they got there, they found a man, who has not been identified, with a knife in the parking lot. Officers reportedly ordered him to put the knife down several times. Instead of cooperating, the man allegedly came toward officers with the knife. As a result, an officer named Brittany Smith-Petersen fired shots at the man. He hit in the leg. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. 

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Police confirmed that no officers were hurt during this incident. The officer who shot the man is getting support at this time. 

"As you can imagine, this is a very tragic event. No officer ever wants to be in that situation," said the Phoenix police spokesperson. "And so, our employee assistance unit is with that officer right now."

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The investigation is ongoing. 

 


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