Yavapai County deputies shoot and kill fugitive in Prescott
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man wanted for shooting outside a restaurant in Sedona earlier this year was killed by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies Monday after a pursuit and shootout with authorities.
Investigators said 42-year-old Edward Kayer of Carefree, Arizona was wanted in connection to an incident at a restaurant on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, where he’s suspected of firing more than a dozen rounds then taking off, according to AZ Family.
Monday afternoon, Sedona police called for help from Prescott police after they tried to pull Kayer over as he rode a motorcycle but he refused orders. Kayer abandoned his ride then took off on foot, AZ Family reports.
At around 10 p.m. March 22, 2021, authorities found Kayer hiding in a field where, according to YCSO, he fired at deputies who fired back and killed him on the scene.
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