Incident

5-22-2023 Arizona Phoenix 0-1

Location

May 22, 2023

19th Ave and Bell Rd
Phoenix, Arizona

Participants

  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Melissa Ann Larue
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Drug involvement

Notes

Attempted traffic stop; driver fled; when stopped, she pointed a butane lighter shaped like a black handgun at an officer; they fired;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun

District

Congressional District: 8
State Senate District: 2
State House District: 2