PHOENIX — The Latest on an attack on Phoenix police officers (all times local):
Phoenix police say the last of three officers injured when a car plowed into them outside a convenience store has been released from the hospital.
Sgt. Jonathan Howard confirmed Wednesday afternoon that a rookie officer who suffered a concussion was at home recovering.
Another officer was previously released after sustaining a broken leg.
A third officer who managed to jump out of the way suffered minor injuries during a scuffle with the suspect, 44-year-old Marc LaQuon Payne.
Police say the trio was taking a break early Tuesday when a vehicle barreled into them.
A judge on Wednesday ordered Payne held without bond on charges of attempted first-degree murder and other crimes.
Police Chief Joseph Yahner says the attack was an intentional act.
Phoenix police say one Phoenix police officer remains hospitalized after he and two others were injured when a car plowed into them and during a subsequent scuffle with the car’s driver.
Sgt. Jonathan Howard says all the officers injured in the Tuesday night incident are recovering. The one still hospitalized suffered a concussion when he was thrown and his head hit the car’s windshield.
One of the officers released had a broken leg. The other officer who’s been released suffered minor injuries during a scuffle while arresting a man identified as 44-year-old Marc LaQuon Payne.
A judge has ordered Payne held without bond. He was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and other crimes.
Police Chief Joseph Yahner denounced the attack as a “violent, intentional act.”
A 44-year-old man described as a transient is jailed without bond after authorities said he drove a car into two police officers outside a Phoenix gas station and then scuffled with a third officer who managed to get out of the way.
Marc LaQuon Payne is jailed on multiple counts, including suspicion of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal damage and resisting arrest.
Payne didn’t have an attorney when he appeared before a judge late Tuesday night after being treated at a hospital.
Police Chief Joseph Yahner denounced the Tuesday morning attack as a “violent, intentional act.”
One officer suffered injuries that included a broken leg. A second had bruises and a concussion.
A court document describes Payne as a transient without ties to the community.
This story has been corrected to give the complete name of the police chief, Joseph Yahner.