Man points gun at Salt River police officer after traffic stop, flees in Mesa
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Salt River police are searching for a man who they say pointed a gun at an officer and fled the scene during a Mesa traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.
An officer initiated a traffic stop on the Salt River Reservation around 1 p.m., but the vehicle did not pull over, said Salt River Police Department spokesman Detective Ed Alameda.
The vehicle eventually pulled over, taking off again once the officer started approaching.
The officer followed the vehicle, requesting assistance from the Mesa Police Department.... read more