PHOENIX — Phoenix police say an officer shot and wounded a man who allegedly raised a gun after ramming a parked police SUV with his car.

Police say Tuesday night’s incident involved undercover officers and an ongoing drug investigation.

Officers arranged to meet a drug seller in the parking lot of a north Phoenix convenience store.

The seller was armed and pointed a gun at officers when police moved in to make an arrest.

The man rammed his car into a police vehicle in an attempt to flee and was shot by an undercover officer.

Police say the 26-year-old suspect remains hospitalized in extremely critical condition. His name’s being withheld.

They say a 23-year-old man who was a passenger in the suspect’s car was arrested on weapons charges and an outstanding warrant.

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