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Yuma Man Shot By Deputies

Yuma County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man this morning.

According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office , a probation officer notified the department that a man on probation was threatening to harm himself. Deputies were able to locate the man about 2 hours later. Deputies approached the man in a field in the 8100 block of South 7E. The man was armed with a handgun. Deputies issued multiple commands for the man to drop the weapon and he refused to comply. During the confrontation , four deputies fired multiple rounds striking the suspect. The man was taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The name of the deceased has not been released. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating the incident.