SHOW LOW, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Police in Show Low say a man who was on the run for six hours has been arrested after he shot his father and brother
According to the Show Low Police Department, 29-year-old John Russell Thomas was arrested Tuesday after a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend resulted in the double shooting.
Police say Thomas strangled his girlfriend, Maria Rosalez, in the Fawn Brook area of Show Low and when his father, Raymond Thomas, and his brother, Tyler Thomas, tried to intervene, he shot them both.
After the shooting, John Thomas evading police by escaping through wooded areas but was ultimately arrested when he was spotted in town.
Police say a gun was not found to be in his possession.
Both Raymond and Tyler Thomas are in critical, but stable condition.
John Thomas has been booked into jail on charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault and hindering prosecution.
He's being held on a $1,000,000 cash-only bond.