A heavily armed man was arrested early Saturday morning after a 6 hour standoff with Yuma law enforcement.
The man , identified as 22-year old Daniel Carranza-Alvarez of Somerton , was said to be firing multiple gunshots in the roadway in the 2700 block of West Donley Road. Yuma County Sheriff's deputies learned the man had become agitated with family members and had begun firing a gun in the house where three victims were located. Carranza-Alvarez then went outside and continued shooting. When deputies arrived , the suspect went back into the yard and continued to fire multiple shots. He then barricaded himself in the house and refused to surrender. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team was activated along with the Yuma Police Department Special Enforcement Team , the U. S. Border Patrol BORTAC team and U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter.
The suspect came out of the house4 multiple times and attempted to shoot the helicopter. Crisis Management Teams attempted to negotiate with the suspect with out success. Law enforcement officers entered the residence and , utilizing a tactical robot , learned that Carranza-Alvarez had stashed multiple firearms throughout the house and had barricaded himself in a bedroom. At about 12:37 a.m. Saturday morning , after a 6 hour standoff , Carranza-Alvarez surrendered. He was arrested and booked into Yuma County Detention Center for four counts of Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon , Endangerment , Discharging a weapon at an occupied structure and Disorderly Conduct.