Suspect in fatal shooting of Arizona trooper taken to jail

August 1, 2018

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows Arizona State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer. Arizona's public safety officials said Sunday, July 29, 2018, that suspect Isaac King has been charged in the murder of Edenhofer, a rookie state trooper still in training. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — A 20-year-old suspect charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a rookie Arizona state trooper now has been booked into jail.

Isaac Damon King had been receiving treatment at a Phoenix hospital for undisclosed injuries since the July 25 shooting along Interstate 10 in Avondale.

Authorities say King was taken to a downtown Phoenix jail Wednesday afternoon.

He was charged last weekend with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, multiple counts of aggravated assault, three counts of endangerment and resisting arrest.

King hasn’t entered a plea yet.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say 24-year-old Trooper Tyler Edenhofer was fatally shot during a struggle involving several troopers and King, who was suspected of throwing rocks at vehicles.

King is accused of shooting Edenhofer with another trooper’s gun.

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