Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News
Updated May 25, 2014 - 8:19 am

Third suspect in fatal shooting of Salt River officer brought into custody

PHOENIX -- A third suspect in connection with Saturday morning's fatal shooting of a Salt River police officer has been taken into custody.

Investigators with the FBI and Salt River Police Department said the incident began just after three in the morning when the officer, identified as Jair Cabrera, tried to stop a vehicle in the area of Pima and Chaparral Roads.

One of the three people inside the vehicle opened fire and hit Cabrera, who later died at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital.

Two other suspects were apprehended by officials earlier in the day.

So far in 2014, three law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty.

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News