Ross D. Franklin / APPolice cars close off a street outside the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse in Phoenix on Sept. 15, 2020. A drive-by shooting wounded a federal court security officer outside the courthouse in downtown Phoenix, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover. (Ross D. Franklin / AP)
A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said.
The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, according to city police and the FBI.
Jill McCabe, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s Phoenix office, said someone was later detained and there was no indication of a further threat to the public.
The court security officer works for the U.S. Marshals Service and was struck in a protective vest, according to a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of