MCSO: Person arrested after assaulting deputy in Phoenix – The Arizona Republic

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who they say assaulted a deputy Sunday afternoon near Lower Buckeye Road and South 67th Avenue in Phoenix.
Deputies responded to the area around 5:15 p.m. for reports of a person acting erratically and pointing a gun at people, according to the MCSO. After assaulting a deputy, officials say, the man, later identified as Ricardo Albabarricaded in a home. 
The MCSO set up a perimeter with Phoenix police, and Alba was later taken into custody. He was booked on suspicion of assault on an officer and failure to comply with court orders, according to the MCSO. 
The deputy had injuries that were not life-threatening and had been released from the hospital by Monday morning. 
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