Mohave County Sheriff's Office in Kintman, AZ (Photo C. Black)
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KPD Investigating Sheriff Deputy Involved Shooting

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Kingman, AZ (Photo: C. Black)

GOLDEN VALLEY – A Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was involved in an officer involved shooting on Wednesday, 7, 29.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy was conducting a traffic stop and developed information in reference to a wanted person. The deputy responded to a residence in the 3600 block of N. Santa Maria Road in Golden Valley, AZ., and made contact with the wanted subject that was inside the residence. During the contact, the subject was uncooperative and refused verbal commands. After observing a weapon, a confrontation ensued resulting in shots being fired. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deputy has been placed on administrative and Kingman Police Department is handling the investigation.