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OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Written by The Bee News

March 8, 2021

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OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING- DOLAN SPRINGS

The Kingman Police Department will be conducting an investigation into an officer involved shooting that occurred on Sunday (3/7). At approximately 4:24 AM, The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance in the 6900 blocks of Stirrup Circle in Dolan Springs. The initial deputy on scene made contact with the victim and then the suspect.

While attempting to take the suspect into custody for Domestic Violence charges, the suspect began to resist and assaulted the deputy. During the fight, the deputy fired one shot at the suspect, striking him. The suspect was then taken into custody when additional deputies arrived. The suspect was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center with severe injuries.

The deputy was also taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center for his injuries and later released. The deputy involved in the shooting was placed on paid administrative leave which is common practice for an incident like this. The Kingman Police Department is handling the investigation and all media inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Sochocki at 928-753-8163 or [email protected]

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