BREAKING: Pima Co. Deputy Dragged, Then Shot, Gets Up And Takes Out Gunman

Pima County Deputy Jose Velasco fatally shot the man who dragged and shot him.

Tucson, AZ - A suspect dragged a Pima County deputy with his vehicle, then shot him, before the deputy returned fire and killed him.

Motors Deputy Jose Velasco conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at around 3:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Ajo Way, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

The deputy made contact with the driver, who accelerated his vehicle, dragging the deputy behind him.

The deputy was able to free himself, get back to his motorcycle, and pursue the suspect.

The suspect got trapped behind backed up traffic and Deputy Velasco caught up to him.

The suspect then opened fire, shooting the deputy in the leg.

Deputy Velasco returned fire and permanently relieved the suspect of his duty to appear in court. The suspect has not been identified at this time.

The deputy was able to save himself with a tourniquet before being transported to the hospital where he remains in stable condition.

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Resa
Resa

GREAT job!! Thank You for your SERVICE!!

cclarkkent2000
cclarkkent2000

Well done Deputy Velasco.

LaneysSis
LaneysSis

"Deputy Velasco returned fire and permanently relieved the suspect of his duty to appear in court" Best line ever !! Well done Deputy.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@LEO0301 Yes, you used 13% in reference to a criminal. You grouped all black folk into your reference to a criminal. So what I have been saying this whole time, that you're a racist, is true. Your defense is to call me a racist, but it's not true. What you said is the proof that you're a racist though.

And it's about time you responded to the damn question, with a bunch of other bullshit attached. What I gather from you is "Yes, it's alright for black folk to have prejudices against the cops, because I have prejudices against black folk." Thank you for answering.

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