ARIZONA’S PINAL COUNTY — According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, a sheriff’s deputy was shot by a trespassing suspect Wednesday night and was brought to the hospital.
The deputy was responding to a complaint in the Dudleyville area when the suspect shot him, according to the PCSO. According to officials, the deputy returned fire, hitting the suspect.
Both the deputy and the suspect were taken to the hospital, according to PCSO. Their health status has not yet been revealed.
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The Silent Witness program in Arizona allows citizens to send in tips and share information about crimes in their neighborhoods.
The initiative uses a variety of mediums to disseminate information on unresolved felony cases, including television, radio, and social media.
Anyone with information on a crime or who recognizes a suspect detained by the program is encouraged to phone 480-948-6377, visit the program’s website, or download the Silent Witness app. Anyone who provides a tip has their identity kept anonymous.
Calls to Silent Witness are answered by a live person 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and tips are taken at any time. The detective(s) in charge of the given case receives the submitted tips.
People who provide information that leads to an arrest or indictment in the case may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
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