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Arizona Man Shot After Pointing AK-47 at Deputy

January 16, 2011  | 

A Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy critically wounded a man who had pointed an AK-47 at the deputy, after fighting with his wife, reports the Arizona Republic.

After a fight with his wife, Felipe Ramirez Castellanos reportedly fired several rounds from the AK-47 at her while driving away. Deputies who stopped Castellanos as he drove away fired after he pointed the AK-47 at them from inside the vehicle. He was struck in the hip and head.

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EK @ 1/19/2011 3:23 PM

As a member of AZ LE this story for those who are wondering if the officer/officers where cleared on this the answer is yes. Yea for our side.

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