17-year-old teen boy pulls a gun on an officer during a foot chase, boy gets shot

Tucson police say officer shoots 17-year-old boy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -  

Tucson police say an officer shot a 17-year-old boy after he pulled a gun on the officer during a foot chase.
 
Police spokesman Sgt. Chris Widmer says the 17-year-old and a 20-year-old man were spotted Sunday morning near a home where a woman complained about people who were ringing her door bell but wouldn't identify themselves.
 
Widmer says the 17-year-old and a 20-year-old fled in different directions when approached by officers.
 
Widmer says the 20-year-old was eventually caught, while the 17-year-old ran into a yard and later pulled a gun on the officer.
 
The teen's injury wasn't life-threatening.
 
It's not known whether the teen fired on the officer.
 
Investigators are trying to determine what the pair was doing in the air around 6:25 a.m. Sunday.
Print this article Back to Top