Phoenix: Man shoots rifle into residence; 2 wounded

Phoenix: Man shoots rifle into residence; 2 wounded

PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix police say an adult and a 12-year-old boy were wounded when an intruder shot a rifle into a residence.

Sgt. Trent Crump says a man claiming to be a police officer forced open the front door and then fired a rifle through the open door.

Crump says the adult resident returned fire with a handgun.

He says the wounds of the adult and the boy are not life-threatening and that police don’t know a motive at this point.

No arrest has been made.

The incident occurred Sunday night near 24th Street and Oak Street.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press.

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Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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