SHOW LOW, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — The Show Low Police Department says a man who is considered “armed and dangerous” after allegedly shooting two people Tuesday has been caught.
Police say they received reports of gunshots and people screaming in the Fawnbrook area of Show Low, Arizona around 3:46 a.m.
They say 29-year-old John Thomas was involved in an assault with his girlfriend when he allegedly shot two people who tried to intervene.
The two victims were flown to the Phoenix area for treatment for their injuries. It is unclear what condition they are currently in.
Police say Thomas took off from the area. Crews searched for him throughout the morning.
They said he was considered “armed and dangerous.”
Some businesses in the area were placed on lock down and they advised travelers to avoid the area.
Around 10 a.m., the Show Low Police Department announced he had been taken into custody.