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MCSO: 'Armed, dangerous' man in custody after shooting involving deputy in Youngtown

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Posted at 8:09 PM, Jul 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 18:50:08-04

YOUNGTOWN, AZ — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says they have located a man involved in a shooting with a Maricopa County Sheriff's Department Saturday.

MCSO deputies responded to a call near 113rd and Tennessee avenues at around 1:30 p.m.

Deputies say 46-year-old James Crespo III fled the scene after shots were fired.

Crespo, who is considered armed and dangerous, was taken into custody on Monday.

Officials say no deputies were injured in this incident.

Further information surrounding this incident has not been released.