Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Two People In Custody Following Early Morning Shooting On Sunday

Police say two people are in custody following an early morning shooting Sunday in the 1700 block of Dora Avenue. The Yuma Police Department says 23-year-old Michael Anthony Soto and 38-year-old Carla Diane Hirales are charged in connection with the incident. Police say both were involved in an altercation at a party involving alcohol at the Hirales residence.
 
Soto allegedly struck 21-year-old Jorge Damian, who was standing in the street outside. 21-year-old Enrique Lopez allegedly fired multiple rounds from a handgun. Soto is charged with Attempted Murder and Aggravated Assault and Hirales is charged with Endangerment, Furnishing liquor to under aged persons and using unlicensed premises. Damian was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center for treatment and later transported to a Phoenix hospital and is listed in stable condition.

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