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FBI offers reward for info on drive-by shooting targeting officer in Phoenix

May 7, 2021, 4:15 AM
A photo of the suspect vehicle, a 2003 white Hyundai Sonata. (Courtesy photo/FBI Phoenix Field Offi...
A photo of the suspect vehicle, a 2003 white Hyundai Sonata. (Courtesy photo/FBI Phoenix Field Office)
(Courtesy photo/FBI Phoenix Field Office)

PHOENIX — The FBI is offering a reward for information on a drive-by shooting that targeted an FBI Task Force Officer in Phoenix last month.

A reward of $10,000 will be given for information that lead to the arrest and conviction of those responsible, according to a press release Thursday.

The officer was driving near 20th Street and Wier Avenue on April 23 just after 2 p.m. when several shots were fired at the officer’s vehicle, according to the release.

The officer was not hurt in the incident.

Three men 10 minutes prior to the shooting were seen entering the suspect vehicle, a 2003 white Hyundai Sonata.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI Phoenix Field Office at 623-466-1999. Tips can also be submitted online.

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FBI offers reward for info on drive-by shooting targeting officer in Phoenix