A court security officer was shot outside a federal courthouse in Phoenix on Tuesday, near Seventh Avenue and Van Buren Street.
UPDATE: Fox 10 reported the FBI has a suspect in custody in connection with the shooting, No other details have been released.
The Associated Press reported that the “officer was taken to a hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.”
Phoenix city councilman Sal DiCiccio tweeted about the incident:
BREAKING: FEDERAL OFFICER SHOT IN DRIVE BY IN DOWNTOWN PHX
If you didn’t think it could happen here, it just did. A federal officer was just shot in front of the Sandra Day O’Connor federal building in a drive by attack.
— Sal DiCiccio (@Sal_DiCiccio) September 15, 2020
The Phoenix Police posted a photo of the car they believe the shooting suspect is driving:
BREAKING: Shooting outside 401 W. Washington, near the Federal Courthouse. Non-life threatening injuries. #PhxPD looking for vehicle shown in this picture. Any tips call 602-262-6151 or https://t.co/hF4eXJ45F8 pic.twitter.com/wfvu8u5drX
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) September 15, 2020
Phoenix Police Sgt. Ann Justus says the investigation into the shooting has been turned over to the FBI.
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