Authorities: Man Sought in Show Low Shooting in Custody

Jun 4, 2019

Authorities in eastern Arizona say a man sought in a shooting in Show Low is in custody.

John Russell Thomas is sought by authorities in Show Low
Credit Show Low Police Department on Facebook

The Show Low Police Department issued a brief statement late Tuesday morning announcing that John Russell Thomas was in custody. No additional information was released.

Police said previously that he was last seen leaving the shooting scene in the Fawnbrook neighborhood on foot early Tuesday morning. reported that police said Thomas was sought in an early morning shooting of two people who tried to intervene in an alleged domestic assault.

The victims were flown to metro Phoenix for treatment. Their identities weren't released and no information was immediately available on their conditions.