Man shot in home invasion on Augusta Drive

YUMA, Ariz. - A 38-year-old man was shot during a home invasion on Augusta Drive Wednesday afternoon. 


At 1:45 p.m. a Yuma Police officer made contact with the 38-year-old Jesus Coronado who had an arrest warrant out for unlawful  flight from law enforcement Wednesday.

The officer started a foot pursuit after Coronado crossed Avenue B westbound to Augusta Drive through a dirt lot.

Coronado jumped over three fences while the officer still chasing him. The officer soon lost contact with Coronado while jumping the fences. 

Coronado entered a home on 2500 block of W. Augusta Drive where he was met with the homeowner.

The homeowner was armed with a weapon and a short scuffle ensued. Coronado was shot in the hand but was non-life threatening.

Coronado took the homeowner's firearm and left the residence with the weapon. The officer heard the gunshot and yelling inside the home leading him to enter to search for Coronado. 

As Coronado crossed the street he was apprehended and arrested. 

No other injuries were involved. 

Yuma County Sheriff's Office's Criminal Investigation unit is leading the investigation and is still underway.

Coronado has been released from Yuma Regional Medical Center and was booked at the Yuma County Detention Center where he faces charges of robbery, aggravated assault and an outstanding felony warrant for unlawful flight from law enforcement. 


Police activity has been reported on Augusta Drive off of Avenue B and 1st Street Wednesday afternoon. 

According to Yuma Police, a police officer spotted a 38-year-old man who has an arrest warrant out for unlawful flight and was in the area of Las Flores Apartments located at 145 S. Avenue B.

A YPD officer started chasing the man who began to run away. The man reached Augusta Drive where the foot pursuit ended. 

There are several YPD units on the scene. We will keep you updated with any information as it becomes available.

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