Suspect in Utah deputy shooting apprehended

Scott Curley, the suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Harris, was apprehended without incident near the Arizona-Utah border at 12:21 a.m. on Aug. 30.

Scott Curley, the suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Harris, was apprehended without incident near the Arizona-Utah border at 12:21 a.m. on Aug. 30.

KANAB, Utah - On August 30, law enforcement officials located homicide suspect and fugitive Scott Curley in Kane County, Utah. He was apprehended and taken into custody.

At 12:21 a.m. Utah time, Incident Command received a call from a citizen in the area of Lost Spring, a subdivision north of the Arizona-Utah state line near Kanab. The caller advised that a suspicious person was trying to get into his home. He was awakened by his dogs barking, looked out of his window and saw a person with a rifle slung over his shoulder.

Seventeen law enforcement officers from combined tactical teams responded to the area. Curley was located in the area and taken into custody by the tactical teams approximately 25 minutes later. Curley surrendered without resistance and was in possession of the rifle believed to have been used in the murder of Deputy Brian Harris.

At this time, Curley is being interviewed by detectives from the Coconino County Sheriff's Office. They will be pursuing extradition and prosecution on a warrant issued out of Coconino County for first degree murder.

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