A police officer is wounded and a citizen is dead after an exchange of gunfire in Kingman this morning. Deputy Kingman Police Chief Rusty Cooper said the incident occurred as the officer was attempting to serve a search warrant at a home in the 1700 block of Miami Avenue.
Cooper said the gunfire exchange occurred in the area of the front door of the residence. He said the male subject was dead at the scene and the unidentified officer was transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center in serious, but stable condition.
No further details are available. The Bullhead City police department will conduct an independent investigation of the officer-involved shooting.