Cornville AZ (December 22, 2013) – On December 21, 2013, at approximately 1:15 P.M., Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the 2800 block of Tissaw Road, Cornville, regarding a neighbor threatening to kill the reporting party and her husband.
A deputy arrived within minutes and as he exited his vehicle, he heard gunfire. Dispatchers also notified the deputy that 2 adults (husband, age 60 and his wife, age 59) inside the home could see the suspect shooting through their back door. While maintaining cover, the deputy was able to locate the suspect as described in the call. The man, identified as 54-year-old Clifford Katz, was spotted by the deputy sitting on the back porch of the victim’s home next to a rifle lying on a table. The deputy could see numerous bullet holes through the glass in the rear door of the home. By way of verbal commands, the deputy was able to distance the suspect from the rifle and take him into custody. Read More→