Show Low police officer fatally shot; Suspect still at large

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — A Show Low police officer has died after being shot outside a fast-food restaurant in the city and the suspect remains at large.

Show Low police say Darrin Reed was taken to a hospital after Tuesday afternoon's shooting and later died from his injuries.

Authorities say Reed was shot about 1:30 p.m. and the motive for the shooting isn't immediately clear

Police have identified the suspect as 36-year-old Daniel Erickson and say he was seen leaving a Show Low hotel in a vehicle.

They say Erickson was dressed in a long, dark trench coat and reportedly armed with a handgun.

Police say the car Erickson drove from the scene was found Tuesday evening and he's believed to be driving another vehicle.

Show Low is in Navajo County in east-central Arizona.


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