Suspect fatally shot in Glendale by Phoenix police is ID’d
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting after a police car chase from Phoenix to Glendale.
Glendale police say 24-year-old Timothy Odell Leon was suspect in at least three carjackings and two armed robberies in a recent five-day span.
Tactical officers with Phoenix police were trying to arrest Leon in a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon and followed him into Glendale.
They say Leon was armed with a handgun and he allegedly pointed the weapon at officers after he was stopped in front of a Glendale apartment complex.
Police opened fire and Leon was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say the fatal shooting remains under investigation.