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11 am updated: One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning.
Police closed North Cummings Street by the Verizon store and across from the Flagstaff Mall, putting up barricades that shielded the person’s body from the view of passing cars. Traffic was also restricted to two lanes on Highway 89, according to information shared by the Flagstaff Police Department.
In a Facebook post shared around 7 am, the police department announced their investigation into the incident and the subsequent road closures. Lynch Drive remained open — a route in to the Mobile Haven Neighborhood and Summit High School.
The Daily Sun has heard from detectives on scene that there are plans to release body camera video and keep the public informed about the investigation. We’ll update the story when more information is released.
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original story: An officer-involved shooting near the Flagstaff Mall has caused road closures Wednesday morning, according to a Facebook post from the Flagstaff Police Department.
The post was published around 7 am, announcing that North Cummings Street would be closed indefinitely during the investigation. Highway 89 was also restricted to two lanes. Lynch Drive was set to remain open in order for residents of the Mobile Haven neighborhood to travel in and out of the area, and to keep a route open to Summit High School.
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and the Flagstaff Police Department are investigating the shooting. The Daily Sun will be following the story, and will have more details as they come available.
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