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UPDATE: Final suspect caught after shooting incident causes Bearizona lockdown

(Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
John Freeman (Source: Coconino County Sheriff's Office) John Freeman (Source: Coconino County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Bearizona Wildlife Park) (Source: Bearizona Wildlife Park)
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UPDATE: The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is reporting that the third suspect has been caught.  John Freeman was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. on Monday. 

Authorities from multiple agencies in northern Arizona had been searching I-40 near Williams for Freeman after a shooting incident that resulted in the lockdown of a popular wildlife park on Monday, March 27.

According to the Coconino County Sheriff's Office, deputies were looking for John Freeman, 31, after he allegedly fired a gun during the incident that began with an attempted traffic stop in the Ash Fork area and ended with a crash near Williams.

One suspect was taken into custody after he was thrown from the suspect vehicle while it was being pursued. Another man was taken into custody after the vehicle crashed at milepost 165 near Bearizona Wildlife Park

A CCSO news release said Freeman allegedly fired a shot after the crash and fled on foot. 

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, Williams Police Department, and Arizona Department of Public Safety are involved in the manhunt.

Jocelyn Monteverde, spokeswoman for Bearizona Wildlife Park, said no visitors were allowed to enter or leave the park. She announced just after 2:30 p.m. that everyone in the park had been safely cleared from the park.

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