Arizona Police Officer Shot, Massive Manhunt Underway
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Press Release
OFFICER SHOT IN VERDE VALLEY; ACTIVE SEARCH FOR SHOOTER IN PROGRESS
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office can confirm that an officer has been shot in the Verde Valley near Cherry Creek and the 260 after an altercation with a suspect. YCSO dispatchers were contacted at 7:45 p.m. by officers in the Verde area asking for YCSO assistance with the incident, however, it is not yet known what time the shooting occurred.
It is also unknown what caused the altercation that led to the shooting. The officer, who is not with YCSO, has been flown to Deer Valley for emergency medical attention. There are no details on his condition.
The suspect fled on foot and law enforcement from all over the county, including YCSO deputies, detectives and SWAT are trying to locate the shooter. The public is asked to stay out of the area while officers and deputies are conducting the search.
We will continue with updates as information is available.
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