POLICE: Officer-involved shooting near Alta, Pavillion Center drives

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A man shot by police is fighting for his life after an officer-invovled shooting involving Metro Police Thursday morning.

The shooting happened near Atla Drive and Pavillion Center Drive around 9:30 a.m and caused Sig Rogich Middle School and Palo Verde High School to be put on lockdown.

According to police, they were attempting to take a man wanted for several violent felony crimes into custody when the man began ramming his vehicle into police vehicles. 

The man was shot and transported to the hospital with critical injuries, police said. 

No other details were released.

This is the third officer-involved shooting for Metro since the beginning of the year.

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