Man fires shots at Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies

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Colt White, 29, is facing multiple charges after allegedly opening fire on Yavapai County Sheriff's Deputies By Mike Gertzman Colt White, 29, is facing multiple charges after allegedly opening fire on Yavapai County Sheriff's Deputies By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
A 29-year-old man was taken into custody after firing shots at Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies. By Mike Gertzman A 29-year-old man was taken into custody after firing shots at Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies. By Mike Gertzman

BAGDAD, Ariz. -- A 29-year-old man was taken into custody after firing shots at Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Colt White’s father called deputies Wednesday morning and asked them to counsel his son about some behavioral issues. 

As deputies arrived at the Bagdad home several shots were fired from inside towards their vehicles. Deputies took cover with their rifles before ordering White to exit the house unarmed. White complied with their orders after a few minutes and was taken into custody. 

The deputies didn’t fire any rounds during the incident. White is estimated to have fired at least four rounds, hitting both patrol vehicles at least once. 

Following White’s arrest, it was learned that he had forced his way into his father’s bedroom in order to obtain the scope mounted hunting rifle he used to shoot at deputies. 

White is facing multplie charges including, two counts of conduct causing grave risk, two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and two counst of criminal damage.

Bond has not been set.