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Suspect shot

(Fugitive shot in Yuma)…It happened Wednesday afternoon.

The US Marshall’s had gone to a hotel on South 4th Street to serve an arrest warrant. Since the fugitive was described as a dangerous and violent gang member, the Marshall asked Yuma police for back-up. Reports are the fugitive, who was not named, attempted to run over a Marshall and a Yuma police officer. They opened fire, wounding the fugitive. He was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center. His condition was not released. The police officer and the US Marshall were not injured.