Loughner stopped for running red light hours before attack

2011-01-12T09:47:00Z 2011-01-12T09:49:40Z Loughner stopped for running red light hours before attackThe Associated Press The Associated Press
January 12, 2011 9:47 am  • 

The suspect in a deadly Tucson shooting ran a red light and was stopped by a wildlife officer less than three hours before the attack that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department says an officer stopped Jared Loughner at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

The officer took Loughner's driver's license and vehicle registration information. Dispatchers checked the information and found no outstanding warrants on Loughner or his vehicle. He was given a verbal warning and released.

 

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