Phoenix courthouse shooting investigation continues after suspect arrested, guard recovers

Phoenix courthouse shooting investigation continues after suspect arrested, guard recovers

The FBI says a person is now in custody after sources told 12 News a security guard at a federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix was shot in the chest on Tuesday and taken to a local hospital.

The guard’s vest absorbed the impact of the shot, U.S. Marshal David Gonzales said. The guard is expected to be OK.

Team 12’s Brahm Resnik confirmed that the guard did return fire after he was hit.

The Phoenix Police Department confirmed that there was a shooting and that one person was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.