OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING- KINGMAN
Kingman AZ- Lake Havasu City Police Department will be conducting an investigation into an officer involved shooting that occurred on Saturday (10/10). At approximately 10:42 PM, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check in the 4200 block of Irving St. in reference to a possibly suicidal male subject.
While responding, dispatch received several calls of neighbors hearing gunshots come from the residence. Victim statements claimed that a male subject shot at them but they were able to get away uninjured. Upon arrival, the male subject was observed outside the residence, and the male subject then fired a weapon at deputies. At that time, SWAT was activated to respond to the residence. SWAT arrived on scene and took over scene operations. During SWAT operations, gunfire was exchanged between SWAT members and the male subject.
The male subject was later located deceased inside the home. The deputies involved have been placed on administrative leave, which is common protocol for this type of incident. Lake Havasu City Police Department is handling the investigation and all media inquiries should be directed to them by contacting Sergeant Tom Gray at 928-855-1171 or [email protected]