The 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.