Officer Shot Outside Federal Courthouse in Phoenix

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:

The Phoenix Police posted a photo of the car they believe the shooting suspect is driving:

Phoenix Police Sgt. Ann Justus says the investigation into the shooting has been turned over to the FBI.

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