Arizona Republic Re-examines Prison Standoff

In the pre-dawn darkness of Jan. 18, inmate Ricky Wassenaar stepped out of a watchtower at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis firing an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle. The shots were cover for his cellmate, Steven Coy, battling corrections officers in the fenced yard. Wassenaar was dressed in an officer’s brown uniform. A confused lieutenant shouted: “What
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