BREAKING: FBI investigating shooting outside Phoenix, AZ federal courthouse

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A security officer was wounded in a drive-by shooting outside of the federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix, according to authorities.

The officer was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting that happened outside of the Sandra Day O'Connor federal courthouse on Sept. 15.

According to Sgt. Ann Justus of the Phoenix Police Department, a vehicle was seen leaving the area near 6th Avenue and Washington Street.

City Councilman Sal DiCiccio said in a statement that "multiple shots were fired at the officer who was struck in the vest."

He said the officer was shot in front of the Sandra Day O'Connor federal building.

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