TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - An investigation is underway at a Tempe apartment complex that may be connected to a shooting involving a deputy.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, along with other agencies, are responding to a barricade situation at an apartment complex near the Loop 101 and University.
Authorities say the investigation may be related to a shooting involving a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputy, who was shot in the leg during a traffic stop on the morning of May 7.
Several agency's respond to a barricade situation near 101 & University. Police say may be related to OIS on Sat pic.twitter.com/39tJN6oBYi— Courtney Griffin (@CourtneyGFox10) May 11, 2016
MCSO has called in a tow truck in to retrieve a light colored, maybe gold, Cadillac from this scene in Tempe. pic.twitter.com/HPJ67N1Y9U— Mike Robison (@mrobisonfox10) May 11, 2016
A 2nd car, dark Jaguar, was towed from scene in Tempe. According to neighbors, both cars belonged to the same man. pic.twitter.com/QUBp5h9Bl8— Mike Robison (@mrobisonfox10) May 11, 2016
A press conference has been scheduled for Wednesday morning in relation to this investigation and how it's connected to the deputy-involved shooting.
I will be having a press conference at 1030am reference stand off from last night, related to my deputy being shot Saturday morning.— Joe Arpaio (@RealSheriffJoe) May 11, 2016
The deputy was operating a DUI patrol near Price and University when a suspect opened fire on him and immediately left the scene.
The deputy was released from the hospital on Monday.
The suspect was driving an 80's or 90's silver Cadillac and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has increased the reward for any information leading to an arrest in the case to $40,000.