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Yuma man in stable condition after approaching police with shotgun

The Yuma Police Department responded to a noise disturbance around 2 a.m. Saturday.

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Police say while trying to make contact with the suspect at the home located on the 400 block of South Madison Avenue the suspect exited the home with a weapon.

According to an officer, the suspect began the motions used to chamber the round when he took cover behind a vehicle. The officer says he fired his weapon striking the suspect after he began coming towards the officer with the shotgun.

The 50-year-old man was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

The Yuma Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact them.


Source: Yuma man in stable condition after approaching police with shotgun – ABC15 Arizona