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Officers injured, suspect dies in Valley's second officer-involved shooting

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Courtesy: Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos. Courtesy: Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos.

Phoenix police are investigating an officer-involved shooting scene near 35th Avenue and Greenway.

Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Martos said officers responded to the area after getting a call of a man breaking into an apartment.

Officers arrived to find an armed man forcing entry into what turned out to be his ex's unit, said Martos.

A three hour long standoff ensued and ended when shots were exchanged, according to authorities.

The suspect was killed and two officers sustained non-life threatening injuries, said Martos.

This is the second officer-involved shooting call in the Valley on Saturday night.

Around 5 p.m., an Avondale police officer was shot in the face. Authorities said he is expected to be OK. The suspect at this separate incident was also shot and killed.

Stick with for updates.

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