Suspect in custody after allegedly firing shots at DPS trooper

Phoenix Police say a man is in custody after he allegedly shot at a Department of Public Safety trooper near 27th Avenue and McDowell on Dec. 18.

The trooper said he was conducting a traffic stop in the area when a man randomly started shooting at him from across the street.

Officers with Phoenix PD and DPS arrived as backup and arrested the suspect, who has been identified as 33-year-old Victor Zuniga.

Zuniga faces aggravated assault and weapons violations charges.

No one was injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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