Police arrest man suspected of shooting at 2 Phoenix officers

Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting at two Phoenix officers on Sunday.

Derek M. Johnson, 23, was arrested after he allegedly fired one shot through a patrol car's windshield, according to Phoenix PD.

A stretch of Interstate 17 was shut down for multiple hours Sunday while police searched for the shooting suspect.

PREVIOUSLY: Search for suspect who shot at officers

Johnson also had an outstanding warrant for a December 2016 armed robbery, police said. During that incident, he allegedly robbed a business at gunpoint with three other suspects.

Police found Johnson at a home near 2300 W Hayward Avenue and arrested him without incident on Thursday.

He was booked into jail for attempted first degree murder and armed robbery.

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