A Yavapai County deputy has died after he was shot by a suspect on Tuesday afternoon in Cordes Lakes. The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is in custody after a standoff with law enforcement officers.
According to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred before 2 p.m., in the area of Stagecoach Trail and Red Rock Road.
The deputy died at the HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center in Phoenix surrounded by his family. His name has not been released.
We are grieving. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the @YavapaiSheriff deputy that was killed in the line of duty today.
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We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the Yavapai County Deputy, a true hero, killed in the line of duty today. Our prayers are with family, friends, community and our brothers & sisters @YavapaiSheriff . Rest In Peace, you will never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/bVWj6WfX5w
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