A man is in custody after he allegedly fired a shot at a Phoenix Police detective driving an unmarked vehicle.
The shooting happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning near 20th Street and Southern.
The suspect, 20-year-old Eric Gaitan according to police pulled alongside the detectives car and fired a shot. Gaitan reportedly fled from the scene and crashed into another car at 24th St and Southern.
The officer who was shot at chased after the suspect and took him into custody.
During questioning Gaitan allegedly told officers he mistook the officer as another man whom he had a dispute with.
Gaitan was booked into jail for aggravated assault, misconduct involving weapons, unlawful flight from police, and leaving the scene of an accident.