FBI Phoenix
District of Arizona
(602) 514-7500
January 8, 2018

Arizona State Route 89A Incident

The FBI is investigating an officer involved shooting/assault on a federal officer incident that occurred on Friday afternoon, January 5, 2018, on Arizona State Route 89A, north of Sedona. A Forest Service Officer stopped to render assistance to a vehicular traffic accident. An altercation occurred between the officer and the subject, Tyler Miller of Kansas. It was later determined the officer was injured and treated on the scene by EMS personnel. Miller was shot and transferred to a medical center and later declared deceased.

The investigation is ongoing, as such, no further information will be released at this time.

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