Man arrested after shooting police officer

Police announced on Thursday that they had arrested a man who shot dead an off-duty officer in the northern governorate of Irbid over personal disputes.


A Public Security Department statement said the incident occurred late Wednesday night and the suspect fled the scene after the shooting, but he was already known to police agents.


A wide manhunt was launched afterwards leading to the arrest of the suspect along with his brother and the weapon used in the shooting was seized.


Source: Jordan News Agency


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