Phoenix police officer killed, 2 others hurt responding to domestic violence call

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A police officer for the Phoenix Law enforcement Office died Sunday evening and two other individuals injured while responding to a domestic violence contact that turned chaotic, the office reported in a statement.

The two other officers are envisioned to recover.

The deceased officer was discovered as Greg Carnicle, a commander at the department who was months away from retirement. He served on the force for 31 years and was most not long ago the head of all night and weekend patrol operations, the statement examine.

“No text are satisfactory to convey my disappointment for Commander Carnicle’s family members and  @PhoenixPolice,” Kate  Gallego, the city’s mayor, tweeted. “Soon after a adorned profession put in preserving PHX protected, he experienced his decision of assignments. He volunteered to be a Night time Commander—this is the truest signal of the integrity of his character.”

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AZFamily.com described that the scene is nonetheless unfolding. Tactical units were at there. It is unclear if the shooter is  barricaded inside of a household near 43rd Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Street.