2 dead and 5 injured in Arizona shooting

Two people were killed and five others injured in a shooting Saturday night in Yuma, Arizona, police said.

Yuma Police officers responded to a shooting at a location in the 3800 block of SJ Edward Drive at approximately 10:54 p.m

Seven victims, all male, were found with gunshot wounds. Two of the victims, a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old, were taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead.

A third victim, a 16-year-old boy, was flown from Yuma Regional Medical Center to Phoenix for treatment for life-threatening injuries, police said.

The other victims, a 15-year-old boy, a 16-year-old boy, an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, all had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said there were “several off-duty police officers” in the area who were assisting with the shooting.

As of Sunday, no suspects were in custody in connection with the shooting. Police are still investigating the incident and a possible motive.

The Yuma Police Department is asking anyone with information about the shooting to come forward, adding that a cash reward of up to $1,000 could be offered if arrested.

Alley Einstein

Alley Einstein is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Alley Einstein joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing Alley@ustimespost.com.

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