(Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office)

911 Calls, Body Camera Video Released in Fountain Hills Terrorism Case

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has released body camera video and 911 calls in the case of a terrorism suspect shot by officials last month in Fountain Hills.

ABC15 and several other media organizations challenged County Attorney’s Office efforts to seal a probable-cause statement, a police report, 911 calls and footage of the incident that led to 18-year-old Ismail Hamed’s arrest in January.

On the evening of January 7 , MCSO says they were contacted by Hamed who said he wanted to talk to a deputy. When an MCSO sergeant contacted Hamed, he allegedly began throwing rocks at the sergeant and then pulled out a knife and advanced toward him, according to MCSO.

Read more at KGUN

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