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DPS: 2 arrested after Arizona troopers shot at during chase

October 22, 2017

CAREFREE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say two suspects are in custody after they allegedly fired shots at Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers.

DPS officials say the troopers were trying to make a traffic stop Sunday morning on a vehicle that was traveling at a high rate speed north of Black Canyon City.

The vehicle was reported stolen out of New Mexico.

DPS officials say a pursuit began which led troopers to the Carefree area north of Phoenix.

The occupants allegedly fired shots at troopers and bailed out of the vehicle near Carefree.

A man and woman were later arrested after being found inside a bagel shop.

The names of the suspects weren’t immediately released.

DPS say the troopers didn’t fire their weapons at the two suspects and there were no reported injuries.

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