Teen who was shot by deputy faces terrorism, weapons charges

Ismail Hamed, an 18-year-old male who was shot by a Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputy in Fountain Hills, is being charged as a terrorist.

Hamed is accused of acting on behalf of ISIS.

According to a complaint filed by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Hamed “intentionally or knowingly, did provide advice, assistance, direction or management” to ISIS.

Hamed is facing one count of terrorism, and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.