Phoenix Police body camera footage shows officer firing his weapon at the alleged stolen vehicle Monday morning.
Authorities on Monday identified Dontez Irvin, 26, as the suspect accused of driving a stolen vehicle into a police patrol car, causing an officer to fire at the suspect, before fleeing last month.
Phoenix police also released surveillance and body camera footage of the incident that led to one officer firing his weapon at the alleged stolen vehicle Monday morning.
The incident occurred in the parking lot of Home Towne Studios in the area of 19th and Dunlap avenues, according to Sgt. Maggie Cox, a Phoenix Police Department spokesperson.
After police identified a stolen vehicle with two people inside in a convenience store parking lot on Sept. 21, two officers found the vehicle shortly after 6 a.m. in the motel’s parking lot, Cox said.
Body-worn camera footage shows the officers