GRAPHIC CONTENT: Video released from deputy-involved shooting in Pima County
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Pima Regional Critical Incident Team has released video from a deputy-involved shooting that happened on Jan. 22.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a man firing a weapon at a home in the 6400 block of West Swan Falls Way. The man left the area in a black Chevrolet pickup truck before the deputies arrived.
PRCIT said three hours later, deputies responded to another call about a hit-and-run collision involving a truck.
A few minutes after that, there were reports about a brush fire caused by a black Chevrolet truck, which had a damaged tire and was driving on the rim.
While deputies were investigating both incidents, they located the truck back at the home where shots were fired earlier in the night.
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The suspect then allegedly shot a deputy in the leg. That deputy was not able to return fire due to his injuries so a second deputy fired and hit the suspect.
The deputy was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He has since been released and is recovering.
The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Ricardo Estevan Castro. He has been booked into the Pima County jail on two counts of attempted murder and is being held on a $750,000 bond.
The deputy who discharged his firearm was identified as Christopher Campbell, a six-year veteran of the PCSD.
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