Kingman AZ — On Wednesday, August 28th, at 6:00pm, Kingman Police arrested Aaron Alfonso Cota, 28 of Kingman, on felony charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Assault Forcible Entry, Burglary 1st Degree, Endangerment x3, Disorderly Conduct with a Weapon x3 and Threatening & Intimidating. Earlier in the day officers responded to a residence in the 1700blk of Airfield Ave. regarding a disturbance between Cota and other family members. During the disturbance it is alleged that Cota forced entry into the home, brandished a handgun and made ongoing threats to do harm to family members. Cota fled before officers arrived.
Officers attempted to locate Cota. At about 5:30pm it was learned that Cota had returned to his home in the 2400blk of Louise Ave. Officers arrived and learned that Cota was making suicidal statements. During this time officers heard a shot from inside the home. Officers evacuated neighboring homes for safety. At about 6:00pm, Cota exited the home and was taken into custody without further incident. It was determined that Cota had fired off several rounds inside the home. Cota was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. Alcohol is believed to be involved. During the police action the 2400blk of Louise Ave was blocked for about an hour.