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MCSO: Colorado City Marshal’s Office shoots suspect in Mohave County

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Posted at 5:35 PM, Jul 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-26 20:35:10-04

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the Cane Beds area Saturday.

Officials say they received a call about hearing a shooting at a nearby residence.

Deputies then requested assistance from the Colorado City Marshal’s Office (CCMO).

CCMO officers arrived on the scene first and fired once at the suspect, later identified as Martin Lanard Black, 50, MCSO officials say.

The suspect was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Because no MCSO deputies were on scene at the time of the incident that occurred within Mohave County, MCSO detectives are investigating the shooting.

MCSO deputies say no personnel or civilians were injured during the incident.

Black is now booked in the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility and is facing three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and three counts of aggravated assault on an officer.