Multiple bicyclists are injured after a man in a truck plowed into them and fled the scene, Arizona police say

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  • Multiple bicyclists were hospitalized after a man ran over them on Saturday, police said.

  • Four of the victims are in critical condition, police said.

  • Police shot the suspect, a 35-year-old man, after he fled the scene in his truck.

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“Multiple bicyclists” were injured in Show Low, Arizona, after a man plowed his truck into them and fled the scene, prompting officers to shoot him, police said.

The incident happened at a “Bike the Bluff” race event just before 7:30 a.m., according to the Show Low Police Department.

Police said the 35-year-old male suspect, driving a black truck, hit the group. First responders transferred six victims to a local hospital for treatment. Four of those victims were in critical condition, and two were deemed “critical but stable,” police said in a statement.

At least two or three other people walked into the hospital, and are in stable condition, according to police.

The suspect was also taken to hospital in critical but stable condition after being shot by police.

“Officers attempted to stop the suspect which ultimately led to the suspect being shot in the area of South 3rd Drive and West Oliver,” police said, adding that the Arizona Department of Public Safety will investigate the police shooting.

“Our community is shocked at this incident and our hearts and prayers are with the injured and their families,” the department added.

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