TEST video shows the moment a man lured a police officer into his home to try and shoot him down.
The man told officers there was a woman in the home who “suffocated herself with blood” before opening fire.
Video of the February 11 incident was shared on The Phoenix Police Department’s Facebook page.
“The moment a suspect ambushed one of our officers responding to a call for a woman to be shot,” reads the post.
“He lured the officer to help the woman, then opened fire. The officer was hit several times and was unable to return fire due to a severe wound to his right arm.”
In the video, the suspect urges the officer to get closer to the house. However, when police asked who was still in the house, the suspect said “Only me” before swinging his gun.
The officer retreated from the house after being shot, calling for reinforcements. The video ends a few seconds later.
The confrontation led to a confrontation between the suspect, later identified as Morris Richard Jones, 36, and several Phoenix officers.
During the standoff, eight other officers were shot or wounded by shrapnel, according to police. The stalemate ended after Jones committed suicide from a gunshot wound.
Police said Shatifa Lobley’s body was found in the home. During an investigation, it was discovered that the 29-year-old was in a relationship with Jones and they had a child together.
The child was safe after the incident and is currently in the custody of the Department of Child Safety.
All nine officers injured in the shooting survived and the last officer was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.
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