Trooper shot and killed by suspect in Arizona

U.S. & World
aztrooper_1532608574444.jpg

PHOENIX, AZ (WCMH) — An Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper was shot and killed Thursday.

According to KPNX, troopers responded to a call of a man spotted on Interstate 10, throwing things at cars.

Arizona DPS says the suspect and troopers got in a fight when the suspect was able to get one of the troopers’ gun.

The suspect then fired the gun twice, killing Arizona DPS Trooper Tyler Edenhofer and injuring another.

KPNX reports that Edenhofer was a rookie trooper who was just finishing training. 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Interactive Radar

STORY TOOLS

Today's Central OH Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss

Alexa

Storm Team 4 on Alexa

W3Schools