1 suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting of federal officer outside courthouse

From WWW.AZCENTRAL.COM

A person was arrested on suspicion of shooting a court security officer during a drive-by shooting outside the Sandra Day O'Connor U. S. Courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday morning.

Officials said the individual shot the security officer shortly after 11:30 a.m. outside the courthouse, located at the corner of Washington Street and Fourth Avenue, before fleeing the area.

Sgt. Ann Justus, a Phoenix Police Department spokesperson, said the officer was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Justus did not identify the officer.

Washington Street was blocked off from Fourth to Fifth avenues as police and firefighters swarmed the scene.

Police eventu... (Read more)

Submitted 12 days ago


Latest News