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Two teenagers from Glendale, Arizona are charged with opening fire on police officers in an unprovoked attack.
Glendale authorities said Wednesday the two boys, ages 13 and 14, were arrested on multiple charges including aggravated assault, unlawfully discharging a firearm and attempted murder.
Officers were investigating a robbery on Monday night when they were nearly hit by multiple gunshots.
Using ShotSpotter technology, investigators traced the shots to a nearby apartment complex. They located security cameras that had footage of the shooting.
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Police said the video showed two boys, including one who had previously interacted with police, firing a handgun.
Investigators located the boys. When questioned, the older boy admitted to getting the gun from his mother’s dresser.
According to police, the younger boy fired one bullet and then the older boy fired several. The young teenager told authorities that he “wanted to murder a police officer”.
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It is not immediately known whether the mother will face charges.