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DPS Trooper Tyler Edenhofer's handcuffs used on suspect accused of killing him

Posted: 12:54 PM, Aug 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-01 20:10:10Z
Fallen DPS trooper's handcuffs used on suspect
Fallen DPS trooper's handcuffs used on suspect

The suspect in an officer-involved shooting that left a young Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper dead has been released from a Valley hospital. 

Isaac D. King, 20, was taken to jail in Phoenix just before noon Wednesday after being in the hospital for several days. He was treated for injuries sustained during a struggle and officer-involved shooting along Interstate 10 in Avondale last week. 

According to DPS, the handcuffs used on King Wednesday belonged to Trooper Tyler Edenhofer, who was shot and killed by King on July 25. 

At a press conference, DPS officials said King had been taking medication for anxiety and depression, and did not have a criminal background.

Edenhofer was one of three officers who responded to the scene Wednesday night after reports that a man had been throwing rocks at passing vehicles. Two other troopers were also hurt in the fight with the suspect.

A public visitation and funeral for Edenhofer are set to take place Thursday and Friday. Hundreds attended a vigil for Edenhofer earlier this week.