Today at approximately 0617 hours, police officers from the San Luis Police Department responded to Rachel Dodge Court located at the Avenue F residential district in reference to shots fired. When officers arrived, they confronted a male subject that fired gun shots at the officers. One officer returned fire striking the subject, who then took his own life from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A separate deceased person that is believed to have been murdered, was found in a separate location in the same residential district, and is currently under investigation possibly related to this incident. The San Luis Police Department is continuing their investigation involving both related incidents and will provide incident updates as further investigation becomes available. The San Luis Police Department is requesting for citizens that may have further information relating to this investigation to contact the San Luis Police Department at 928-341-2420.
It is the mission of the San Luis Police Department to work in partnership with our community to enforce the law, enhance the quality of life, provide a safe environment and reduce the fear of crime while affording dignity and respect to every individual in the City of San Luis. We will accomplish this mission by practicing the community oriented policing and problem solving philosophy.
We work to be a flagship law enforcement agency for excellence as we seek to eradicate crime and social disorder in Partnership with our community.
“Working Together… for a Safe Community”
Adhering to strict, unequivocal standards of conduct in keeping with our ethical obligations;
Displaying the strength of character to confront fear, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation when other alternatives are available;
Accepting individual and collective responsibility for our oath, duty, and actions;
Adapting to changes in society through strategic integration of technology and equipment;
Valuing human life and dignity with an equal commitment to justice and acceptance of diversity
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