Officer shoots, wounds man pointing gun at 2 others

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PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police officer shot and wounded a man who was pointing a gun at two other people, the Police Department said
The shooting occurred Thursday when the officer was directing traffic while working off-duty and heard a “loud commotion” and went to investigate, the department said in a statement.
Seeing a man pointing a gun at two other people, the officer shot the man when the man ignored multiple commands to drop his gun, the statement said.
The man is expected to survive his injuries and nobody else was injured, the statement said. “When the suspect is released from the hospital, he will be booked on multiple charges
No identities were released.

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