Victim involved in fatal shooting identified

Homicide Update

YUMA, Ariz. - Yuma police have identified the man that died in a shooting Sunday morning. YPD said the deceased victim has been identified as 20-year-old Leondre Richards.  Officers said the female victim is 37-years-old and still receiving treatment in a Phoenix hospital.

At this time, two arrests have been made in reference to this case.  The suspects are 21-year-old Juan Torres and a 17-year-old male.  Both are being charged with 1st degree murder, burglary, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault entering the private home of another with the intent to commit the assault.

On Sunday at approximately 3:37 a.m., officers from the Yuma Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1600 block of West 8th Street. Upon arrival, police located two people with gunshot wounds.

This case is still under investigation.


The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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