Phoenix man dead after 3 police detectives open fire - Montgomery Alabama news.

Phoenix man dead after 3 police detectives open fire

Posted: Updated:
  • More newsMore>>

  • Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

    Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

    Sunday, September 14 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-09-15 01:40:44 GMT
    With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,...More >>
    A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday.More >>
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:10:40 GMT
    White House speculation in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.More >>
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an...More >>
  • Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

    Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:10:46 GMT
    Adrian Peterson did not accompany the Minnesota Vikings to the stadium on Sunday for the game against the New England Patriots. The star running back is keeping his distance in the wake of child abuse charges that...More >>
    The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found as the Minnesota Vikings flailed away against the New England Patriots on Sunday, and it's not clear when, if ever, Adrian Peterson will rejoin them.More >>

The identities of a victim and the three Phoenix police detectives who fatally shot him have been released by Glendale authorities.

William Boyd Plant, 62, was shot Friday afternoon in a Glendale parking lot after he pointed an object at the detectives that resembled a firearm, said Glendale police Sgt. Brent Coombs.

Fearing for their lives, the detectives fired their duty weapons at the suspect, killing him.  Plant  was treated and pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical crews from the Glendale Fire Department.

The detectives are identified as David Thwing, a 12-year veteran officer; Bill Behm, a 20-year veteran officer; and Brandon Cozad, a nine-year veteran officer. They are all members of a fugitive apprehension squad.

The detectives were attempting to contact Plant, who had several felony warrants, in a business complex parking lot in the 4400 block of West Olive Avenue at about 3:30 p.m.

The names of those involved were released on Sunday.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved

Powered by WorldNow