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Kingman police officer, suspect shot in confrontation

Posted at 11:39 AM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 02:43:51-04

Bullhead City police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Kingman, Arizona.

It was reported on the 1700 block of Miami Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Kingman police issued a search warrant for stolen property at the residence.

Initial information indicates that 53-year-old Jeffrey Clair Cave of Kingman fired a weapon toward officers and a police officer was shot.

Cave was also shot and later pronounced dead at the scene. The police officer was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently listed in serious, but stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing. It is protocol to have an outside agency investigate an officer-involved shooting incident.

This is a developing story. 13 Action News will post updates once they become available.