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Police pursuit of stolen U-Haul truck ends in shooting

The U-Haul truck being chased by the police.

(Fox 10)

A chase with a stolen U-Haul truck in the Phoenix area Thursday evening ended with the suspect being taken to the hospital.

According to officials with the Peoria police department, officers received a call of an armed robbery in progress at a supermarket.

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Officers reportedly tried to stop the suspect vehicle, but the suspect, according to reports, did not stop.

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The chase ended with the suspect shot by officers, according to Phoenix Police. The suspect was seen trying to carjack a nearby vehicle.

After the shooting, the suspect was taken to the hospital.

Phoenix police held a press conference Thursday to release new information on the chase and the final shot. According to the officials, the agent involved in the shooting is a drill sergeant and a veteran on the police.

The police also say black, realistic-looking pellet gun was recovered at the scene, a woman and her 1-year-old child were in the car the suspect was attempting to carjack.

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