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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-47907

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10:00 AM, June 10, 2013

Aggravated Assault

Location of Incident: 4500 E. Levee Road (Confluence) - Yuma, AZ

On June 9, 2013 at approximately 7:23 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a shooting disturbance at the confluence area located at approximately 4 ½ E and the levee road. Witnesses reported a large number of people fighting in the area, along with reports of gunshots.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered that one male subject had been stabbed sustaining life-threatening injuries while another four subjects had sustained minor injuries. The male victim was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center. All suspects had fled the scene prior to the deputies’ arrival.

Yuma County Sheriff’s Office investigators are actively searching for two Hispanic males in their mid 20’s that may have been involved in the disturbance.

Anyone that may have witnessed the disturbance at the confluence is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 783-4427, or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.

Information Released by: Investigator C. Ashby