Ariz. officer shot trying to apprehend suspect


The Arizona Republic

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. A Flagstaff police officer was shot Monday while attempting to apprehend an armed suspect whom police had been trying to find for more than 36 hours.

The suspect was also shot. Police say Mark Steiger, 38, was wanted in the firing of a weapon Sunday in Flagstaff's Cheshire neighborhood. Police spent hours searching the woods around the man's home by air and on the ground.

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