Tombstone youth shot as deputy marshal responds to break-in
Press release issued by the Cochise County Sheriff's Office
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — A 15-year old Tombstone youth is dead after being shot by a deputy city marshal shot who was responding to a report of a residential break-in.
Cochise County Sheriff Chief Deputy Rod Rothrock said Saturday his agency will work quickly and thoroughly to bring closure to its investigation.
"It is a tragedy that we are experiencing so many deaths and/or injuries involving law enforcement in Cochise County within such a short amount of time," Rothrock said in a Sheriff’s Office press release.
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