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Woman, 2 children shot in Phoenix apartment complex

PHOENIX – Police say a man shot a woman and two children in an apartment complex in Phoenix before you get in a gunfight with the police.

The police were called to the scene Monday afternoon on a report of a shooting and found a woman dead outside.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard says officers tried to talk with the suspect, who had barricaded himself in an apartment. Howard says the unknown man indicated that he had killed two children.

A few hours later, Howard says the man started shooting at the police. An agent was injured. After a brief exchange of gunfire, the suspect taken into custody. The man appeared not to be injured.

Howard says that the police found the bodies of a 10-month-old and an 11-year-old in the apartment.

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