William Thornton

File photo of a person firing a gun. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Fatally Wounded Officer Fired Back Before Dying

A critically wounded Phoenix police detective who lay bleeding on the pavement returned fire, striking the suspect who had also shot the detective’s partner while the two officers were attempting to arrest the ex-convict on an outstanding warrant, authorities said Tuesday.

03/04/2014

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