PHOENIX (AP) - A man accused of shooting an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer in the face in 2014 has been convicted of multiple charges, but the jury was hung on the count of attempted murder.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Ramon Bueno was found guilty Thursday on three counts of aggravated assault, three counts of threatening and intimidating, and drive-by shooting.
A sentencing date wasn’t immediately set.
Authorities say Bueno was a backseat passenger in a stopped vehicle at the time of the shooting on Oct. 8, 2014.
DPS Trooper James Casey had pulled the car over for a window tint violation.
Casey testified during Bueno’s trial that Bueno lied about his identity, so he asked for the man’s Social Security number and that’s when he was shot.
Casey was 44 at the time and had been with DPS for six years. He underwent five hours of surgery after the shooting.
Bueno was located and arrested a week later in west Phoenix.
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