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UPDATE: Officer involved shooting in Mesa


At approximately 4:30 am officers responded to an order of protection violation call at a home near 800 S. Sirrine, according to Mesa Police Department spokesperson Nikolas Rasheta. He said the caller stated a male suspect was on scene threatening to light a bomb.

Responding officers located the suspect and during their contact perceived an imminent threat and the suspect was shot, Rasheta said. The suspect has been transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. The scene is still active as an unknown device was located at the scene and the scene is being rendered safe, Rasheta said.

Lincoln Elementary was temporarily closed and any arriving students will be placed in a modified lockdown until further notice, Rasheta said.

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