Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Victim In Officer Involved Shooting

Rafel-Salas-AdameThe Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has now released the name of the victim who was shot and killed by officers Tuesday morning.  42-year-old Rafel Salas Adame was shot and killed by officers after fleeing from a probation officer earlier.

Adame was given multiple commands to drop a weapon he was carrying and failed to comply. 

Four Deputies fired weapons, striking Adame.  He was then transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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