Local law enforcement agencies responded Feb. 4 to a shooting incident at the Terrible Herbst convenience store, gas station and car wash located at 921 California Avenue. The individuals involved were all members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes.
A statement from the Parker Police Department said Parker Police officers and La Paz County Deputies arrived at approximately 7:20 p.m. at Terrible Herbst’s in response to call about a shooting. When they arrived, they found a male victim who had been shot in the leg. They applied a tourniquet to slow the bleeding until medical help could arrive.
While waiting for emergency medical personnel, it was learned the victim was a Tribal member. The Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department was notified. It was later learned the two suspects in the case had been identified and the vehicle they fled the scene in was located in the Parker Valley.
The CRIT Police Department is handling the investigation. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to call them at 928-669-1836