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DURATION: 1:24-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - KNXV - COURTESY ABC15.COM THROUGHOUT VIDEO, EMBARGO ALL OF ARIZONA (PHOENIX, TUCSON, YUMA)Phoenix, Arizona - 28 December, 20131. Wide, police cars on street2. Wide, street, police tape and cars3. Mid, back of police SUV4. Wide, police activity on street5. Wide, police car6. Wide, heavily armed officer walking7. Wide, police cars8. Wide, police car and SUV9. Wide, Compass Bank sign10. SOUNDBITE (English) Steve Lopez, Heard Gunfire (Transcript Below)---SOURCE: AP IMAGES/BancorpSouth/Mississippi Dept. Of Public Safety - COURTESY11. Still of masked bank robber---SOURCE: AP IMAGES/Northeast Mississipippi Daily Journal - COURTESY12. Still officer Gale Stauffer ---SOURCE: WTVA - COURTESY WTVA, EMBARGO TUPELO, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPITupelo, Mississippi - 29 December, 201313. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McMullen, FBI Special Agent (Transcript Below) -----SOURCE: WTVA - COURTESY WTVA, EMBARGO TUPELO, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPITupelo, Mississippi - 27 December, 201314. Wide, coffin carried at funeral of officer Gale Stauffer---SOURCE: WTVA - COURTESY WTVA, EMBARGO TUPELO, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPITupelo, Mississippi - 29 December, 201315. SOUNDBITE (English) Beth Stauffer, Widow of Officer Gale Stauffer (Transcript Below) ---SOURCE - KNXV - COURTESY ABC15.COM THROUGHOUT VIDEO, EMBARGO ALL OF ARIZONA (PHOENIX, TUCSON, YUMA)Phoenix, Arizona - 28 December, 201316. Wide, police and vehicles17. Wide, top of police car passing bank sign18. Wide, officer walks past police car19. Wide, police SUVVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:TRACK-1THE SECRET SERVICE SAYS A MAN SUSPECTED IN A WEEKLONG BANK ROBBERY SPREE THAT STRETCHED ALMOST ACROSS THE NATION WAS ONCE ARRESTED FOR THREATENING THE PRESIDENT.THE SPOKESMAN SAYS MARIO EDWARD GARNETT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN 2010, AFTER MAKING THREATS ONLINE.A PHOENIX DETECTIVE SHOT AND KILLED GARNETT SATURDAY MORNING, JUST AFTER HE'D ROBBED A BANK.SOUNDBITE (English) Steve Lopez, Heard Gunfire " I just heard a loud pop. I thought oh, it's a tire. Must be a flat. But one after another, and it was like four or 5.TRACK-2AUTHORITIES SAY HE'S BEEN LINKED TO A FAILED ROBBERY IN ATLANTA ON DECEMBER 23-RD, AND A ROBBERY IN TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI THAT SAME DAY.THE F-B-I SAYS AFTER THE TUPELO ROBBERY, HE AMBUSHED TWO POLICE OFFICERS, KILLING ONE AND WOUNDING ONE.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Daniel McMullen, FBI Special Agent"The robber exited a grey sedan which was stopped behind the Tahoe, and ambushed the officers, wounding officer Maher and fatally shooting Officer Stauffer."TRACK-4ON SUNDAY, OFFICER STAUFFER'S WIDOW THANKED THE MANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS WHO'S WORKED ON THE CASE.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Beth Stauffer, Widow of Officer Gale Stauffer"You have made it possible for us to move forward toward finding peace on the long road ahead. Gale would be proud."TRACK-5OFFICIALS SAY GARNETT WAS 40-YEARS-OLD, SERVED IN THE U-S ARMY AND MOST RECENTLY LIVED IN OKLAHOMA CITY.SANDY KOZEL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.--------------------------------------------------------------------RESTRICTIONS SUMMARYKNXV: COURTESY ABC15.COM THROUGHOUT VIDEO, EMBARGO ALL OF ARIZONA (PHOENIX, TUCSON, YUMA)--WTVA - COURTESY WTVA, EMBARGO TUPELO, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI--AP IMAGES/BancorpSouth/Mississippi Dept. Of Public Safety - COURTESY BancorpSouth/Mississippi Dept. Of Public Safety--AP IMAGES/Northeast Mississipippi Daily Journal - COURTESY Northeast Mississipippi Daily Journal