Sheriff Investigates Shooting by Kingman Police

Jul 2, 2018

Authorities say two Kingman police officers opened fire at an armed robbery suspect who suffered a gunshot wound to the face.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday that it would conduct the investigation into the shooting.

It happened about 10 p.m. Sunday.

According to sheriff's officials, the officers were shot at while responding to reports of an armed robbery at a business. Both returned fire.

The suspect who was shot was wearing body armor and taken to a hospital for treatment. Another suspect has not been located.

Authorities did not release either suspect's name.

The officers were not injured.