Friend: Slain attorney represented AZ shooter's ex

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YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- An attorney says one of five people killed by a gunman Thursday in southwestern Arizona represented the suspected shooter's ex-wife in their divorce case.

Attorney Amanda Taylor tells The Associated Press that shooting victim Jerrold Shelley represented the ex-wife of 73-year-old Carey Hal Dyess of Yuma.

Yuma police say Dyess shot and killed Shelley in Shelley's downtown law office.

Authorities say Dyess killed four other people elsewhere in Yuma County and wounded one other person before sheriff's deputies found him dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at about 11:30 a.m.

Taylor says Shelley's wife also worked in the office, and that the two have a grown son and daughter.

Police declined to release the identities of the other victims.


Associated Press writers Mark Carlson and Amanda Lee Myers in Phoenix contributed to this report.

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