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Police arrested Fahim Matar, 25, in connection with a shooting that took place on the light rail on Saturday morning.
PHOENIX — Phoenix police have identified the man they arrested in connection with a shooting on the Valley Metro light rail that took place Saturday morning. Authorities said the man, Fahim Matar, was arrested without incident.
Reports said officers responded to the light rail station near 1st Avenue and West Van Buren Street for reports of gunfire in the area.
Officers arrived to find a man had been shot and took him to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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Police were able to gather information on a possible suspect and took him into custody without further incident.
On Sunday, the man was identified as Fahim Matar, 25. Police said he was then taken to the Maricopa County Jail.
The tram schedule was affected by the investigations following the shooting. A list of delays and reroutings was available on the Valley metro website.
No other injuries were reported in connection with the shooting, police said.
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