Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Yuma Police Assist U.S. Marshalls With Arresting Fugitive

One person was seriously injured following a gunfight at an area motel. The Yuma Police Department says they were assisting the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday afternoon with the apprehension of a fugitive at the Knights Inn. The male suspect is a known violent gang member. During the initial investigation, police say the unidentified suspect rammed law enforcement vehicles with the stolen vehicle he was driving in.
 
After that, law enforcement officers drew weapons and used them towards the suspect. The suspect was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center to be treated where he was last listed in serious but stable condition. No other injuries were reported.

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