Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Yuma Police Investigate Aggravated Assault

The Yuma Police Department is continuing to investigate a shooting. Police say on Monday morning, Yuma Police Officers responded to El Encanto Apartments on South Eighth Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim. He told officers that an unknown person knocked on his door. The victim answered his door and an unknown Hispanic male pointed a gun at him. The victim then raised up his gun and shots were exchanged. The suspect then fled the scene and the victim called 911.
 
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’10 with a thin build and thin eyebrows. He was wearing a black shirt and hat. There may have been other subjects with the male and one of the suspects may have been struck with a bullet. The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with information about this case to call 928-373-4679 or the Yuma Police Department 928-373-4700 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. Remember if your information leads to an arrest you may receive up to a $1000 cash reward.

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