Doctor on administrative leave after arrest at Sky Harbor

PHOENIX - The Tempe man arrested for carrying an AR-15 rifle into Sky Harbor Airport has now been placed on administrative leave.

RELATED: Tempe man faces felony charges for pointing AR-15 at 2 people inside Sky Harbor

The Barrow Neurological Institute confirms the man works as a director for the hospital.

Officials say the hospital board is reviewing the incident.

The 54-year-old was arrested for pointing the rifle at a woman and her daughter inside the airport on Friday.

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