Federal Officer Gunned Down Outside Courthouse In Phoenix, Suspect Taken Into Custody

Federal Officer Gunned Down Outside Courthouse In Phoenix, Suspect Taken Into Custody


The FBI arrested an individual late on Tuesday in connection with a drive-by shooting earlier in the day that resulted in a federal law enforcement officer being injured outside a Phoenix courthouse.

“The FBI is investigating an assault on a federal officer which occurred outside of the Federal Courthouse, 401 W. Washington, Phoenix, AZ around 11:30 a.m.,” the bureau’s Phoenix field office said in a statement. “One person, a court security officer, has been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.”

The bureau later added: “An individual is in custody in connection with the assault on a federal officer … This is an ongoing investigation,” the statement said. “No further information can be released at this time.”

Trending: WATCH: Jerry Nadler Appears To Soil Himself As He Waddles Away From Podium

ABC 15 reported that the suspect’s vehicle was seen leaving the area after opening fire on the officer.

Update: pic.twitter.com/6z0ifv6t0X

— FBI Phoenix (@FBIPhoenix) September 15, 2020

Phoenix City Council Sal DiCiccio wrote the following on Twitter: “If you

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!