TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Deputies are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that took place near the intersection of Irvington Road and Frank Avenue at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.
The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old James Ochoa, who was booked into Pima County jail. Ochoa was charged with multiple domestic violence related charges and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.
The deputy of four years, who was involved in the shooting, was Deputy Jaqueline Deen.
Police responded to a home in the area on a report of domestic violence. According to authorities, police say Ochoa was not legally allowed to be at the home. A suspect and Officer Deen entered a physical altercation, causing Deputy Deen to fire a weapon according to PCSD. Police say Ochoa continued to flee after the officer’s weapon was fired, but law enforcement was able to take Ochoa into custody.
Officer Deen was taken to the hospital, where she was seen by medical staff and is still being treated.