TUCSON (KVOA) - The individual who was shot in connection to Thursday's deputy-involved shooting on the northwest side was identified Monday evening.
At around 1 p.m. on Thursday, an deputy-involved shooting was reported in connection to a traffic stop involving a vehicle with a stolen license plate. According to Pima County Sheriff's Department, 41-year-old John Lingo allegedly "brandished a firearm" when the deputy attempted to make contact with Lingo.
PCSD said this was when the deputy reportedly shot the 41-year-old. The deputy immediately rendered first-aid and Lingo was transported to the hospital for further treatment for the injuries sustained in the incident.
Officials said Lingo was charged with several felonies, including attempted murder, auto theft and weapons misconduct in connection to the case.
The 41-year-old is currently recovering at the hospital.
PCSD did not release his current condition.
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