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Suspects found after shooting on 9th and 10th Avenue

2 in custody, 1 man sent to the...

(YUMA, Ariz.) - - The Yuma Police Department have found the suspects involved in the alleyway shooting of the 900 block between 9th and 10th Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. 

At around 5:10 p.m. the suspects’ vehicle was seen in the area of 16th Street and 4th Avenue. As the vehicle attempted to flee the area, it collided into a tree in the alleyway between 7th and 8th Avenue causing the suspects to flee on foot.

Both suspects were located at 5:50 p.m. and arrested in the 800 block of 8th Avenue South.  They are identified as 25-year-old Jose Lopez and 23-year-old Hector Hernandez.  

Both suspects will be booked.

Officials said the shooting happened around 12 p.m. in the alleyway of 9th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue. 

According to a witness one victim was shot in the left leg and was taken to a nearby hospital. 

The victim is being described as a man with non-threatening injuries that he received in his left leg and is now being treated at the hospital, according to officials. 


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