Police reported that at least seven people were shot, two of them fatally, at a gathering in Yuma, Arizona on Saturday night. As of Sunday, no one had been arrested and a $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrator(s).
The shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m. in a residential area southeast of downtown Yuma, according to Lt. Craig Johnson of the Yuma Police Department. When officers arrived at the scene, they noticed that several people were hurt. In addition, off-duty law enforcement personnel were in the vicinity and promptly assisted in the incident.
A 19-year-old man was found with serious injuries and was taken to a hospital by a private car before police arrived. He was declared dead soon after he got to the Yuma Regional Medical Center. A 20-year-old man was also found at the scene and was taken by Yuma Fire Department to the medical center, where he was pronounced dead.
A 16-year-old boy had life-threatening injuries and was sent to the Yuma Regional Medical Center before being flown to a trauma center in Phoenix. Four other teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 were being treated at the medical center for non-life-threatening injuries.
Lt. Johnson stated that there was no reason to believe that the community was in any danger from the suspect(s).