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Video: Arizona Volunteer Deputy Shot, Suspect Arrested

July 10, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Arizona Volunteer Deputy Shot, Suspect Arrested

The Yavapai County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office says one of its volunteers was shot Thursday night near Ash Fork, reports abc15.com.

According to YCSO spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn, the suspect surrendered to deputies around midnight. He was taken into custody without incident and additional residents at the home were being interviewed.

The shooting happened just after 6 p.m. D'Evelyn said the volunteer was tracking a speeding ATV he had seen earlier and stopped at the gate of a home where it appeared the ATV had entered.

The volunteer got out of his marked patrol vehicle, and as he opened the door, papers flew out of the car, D'Evelyn said. A bullet then struck the volunteer in the hip area, as he was picking up the papers.

The volunteer sought cover as more shots were fired from a nearby home, and additional rounds hit his vehicle, according to D'Evelyn. He was reportedly able to get into his vehicle and drive away as he asked for assistance. He is expected to recover from his injuries.

According to the Daily Courier, the man suspected of shooting the sheriff's volunteer has been identified as Jason Niedermeyer, 24. He admitted to the shooting, D'Evelyn said.


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AZBIGDOG @ 7/12/2015 7:48 AM

I guess the criminal could claim that he was in fear of his life that the Reserve Deputy was a threat to his life from all the papers the Deputy was picking up.

Jon Retired LEO @ 7/12/2015 2:59 PM

He was probably paranoid and thought the papers were all warrants. Most if not all criminals think like that.

James Barth @ 7/12/2015 8:46 PM

I'm keeping Deputy Niedermeyer in my thoughts and prayers for a full recovery and return to duty. God bless you my brother.

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