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1 man wounded in police shooting in Mesa

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Posted: Monday, January 30, 2012 9:03 am | Updated: 4:35 pm, Tue Feb 7, 2012.

MESA -- Mesa police say they shot a man who pointed a gun at officers. The shooting happened Sunday night near Brown Road and Granite Reef Park in east Mesa.

The police department says it began receiving calls about a person driving a pickup truck erratically through Mesa. Two officers spotted the driver and followed. The driver crashed into a wall and police say when he got out, he pointed a gun at police.

Officers opened fire, wounding the driver. The man, who has not been identified, is listed in critical but stable condition. None of the officers were hurt.

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