Man accused of shooting police officer arrested in Phoenix
Elias Buck escaped from a Colorado jail late last year and been on the run
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A man who allegedly broke out of a Colorado jail and shot a New Mexico police officer was arrested in Phoenix.
Authorities said they got an anonymous tip that Elias Buck, 22, was at a gas station in the Phoenix area.
Buck tried to run flee, but he was quickly tackled and arrested after a short struggle.
Authorities said Buck escaped from a Colorado jail on Dec. 27 and shot a Farmington, New Mexico, police officer on Jan. 7.
The officer was shot in the arm and should survive.
Buck was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on several warrants.
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