Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-52480


2:00 PM, July 1, 2013

Attempted Homicide


Location of Incident: 2100 block of E. Calle Alegre - Yuma, AZ

On June 30, 2013, at approximately 11:59 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 2100 block of E. Calle Alegre in reference to a report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, Deputies located a 23-year old Hispanic male outside of the residence with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound. The initial investigation indicates that the victim was in the driveway area of his residence when he was shot by an unknown suspect(s) from a vehicle that drove by his residence. The victim was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center by Rural Metro ambulance with non life threatening injuries.

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 928-783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.

Information Released By: A. Zavala, PIO