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Southbound I-17 in central Phoenix reopens following police situation

Apr 20, 2020, 2:55 PM | Updated: 6:52 pm

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PHOENIX — A police situation closed southbound Interstate 17 in central Phoenix, authorities said Monday.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said a man who shot at its Phoenix office and an employee at about 2 p.m. was apprehended on the highway without incident.

The incident occurred near the stack interchange around 2:30 p.m. and forced southbound traffic to exit the freeway at Grant Street, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.

The freeway reopened at about 3:45 p.m., ADOT said.

The I-17 northbound lanes were not affected by the incident.

The FBI said there were no injuries stemming from the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the FBI Phoenix Field Office at 623-466-1999.

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Southbound I-17 in central Phoenix reopens following police situation