Cottonwood AZ (March 26, 2015) – UPDATE - On Tuesday March 24, 2015, Arizona Department of Public Safety Detectives conducting the criminal investigation of the incident, identified 21 year old Enoch Gaver as the suspect shot and killed in the altercation.
This investigation is continuing. DPS does not anticipate any further updates until the investigation is complete.
Cottonwood AZ (March 24, 2015) – UPDATE - At approximately 10:52 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, Cottonwood Police (CPD) received a call from the Cottonwood Wal-Mart reporting that a female Wal-Mart employee had been assaulted in the store by multiple suspects. The employee was going into the store bathroom when she was physically shoved out of the way by one of the suspects.
When officers arrived the suspects were in the parking lot and immediately attacked the responding officers. During the altercation, one of the CPD officers, Sergeant Jeremy Daniels, received a gun shot wound to his leg. Sergeant Daniels, 31, has been with CPD for about 10 years and should make a full recovery. He is currently at the Flagstaff Medical Center. Read More→