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Eagar Police Department
Sunday June 22nd, 2014 :: 06:32 a.m. PDT

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06-22-14 @ 0006 hrs a 24 yr old, white, male, adult Eagar resident was shot by a Springerville PD officer in Eagar. Suspect is in custody

On June 22, 2014 at about 0006 hours a twenty-four (24) year old, white, male, adult resident of Eagar was shot by a Springerville PD officer at Central and Main St. in Eagar. The Eagar PD duty officer was tied up on another call and Springerville PD was requested to assist with a disturbance at Central and Main St. The preliminary investigation indicates the 24 year old male attempted to run over a Springerville PD officer and the officer fired several shots at the driver. The suspect left the location going east on Central Avenue. The vehicle was pursued by law enforcement as it continued east on Highway 191. The vehicle turned south at the Sipe Wildlife Area road and the driver eventually stopped a short distance later. The suspect was transported to the White Mountain Regional Medical Center by ambulance. He was treated for gunshot wounds, released from the Hospital and booked into the Apache County Jail. The Show Low PD Criminal Investigation Unit will be assisting Eagar PD. This case is still under investigation.

Address/Location
Eagar Police Department
174 Main St
Eagar, AZ 85925

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 928-333-4000

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