Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Two Victims Shot During Mugging

robberyPolice say two persons were shot during an apparent mugging over the weekend.  The unnamed victims were treated at Yuma Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening gunshot wounds. 

The incident occurred on Friday night in the 100 block of South Ninth Avenue.  The victims were approached from behind by two men, wearing dark colored sweatshirts with hoods and blue jeans.  After the victims turned over their wallets, one of the muggers shot both of the victims. 

The shooter is described as 20-to-25-years-old with a thin build, light skinned, about 5’7” tall with a thin goatee and wearing a dark colored hat.

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