US police raid ends in gunfire

Police prepare to enter house (Kingman Police Department/Facebook)
Police prepare to enter house (Kingman Police Department/Facebook)

One person is dead and a police officer is in hospital after a raid in Arizona which ended in gunfire.

Arizona police released a video showing the dramatic, deadly raid.

The video shows a team of armed officers attempting to enter 53-year-old Jeffrey Clair Cave's house to search for a weapon.

When police opened the door they found him armed with a gun.

He refused to drop the weapon - and during the confrontation shot at police, who returned fire.

Detective Dennis Gilbert, 57, was struck, and remains in the hospital in serious, but stable condition.

Cave was pronounced dead in the scene.

Newshub.