The East Valley Tribune is reporting that a Gilbert police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop at 10:45 last night.
Police shot and wounded the suspects near Superior after a chase involving dozens of police cars from Gilbert, Mesa, Department of Public Safety, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The suspects were firing shots as they fled and were throwing objects from the back of their utility truck at pursuing officers.
The slain officer was identified as Lt. Eric Shuhandler.
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