Man who allegedly shot a Fort Apache man in the face arrested

Matthew Saunders, 37, was arrested late Saturday morning.
Matthew Saunders, 37, was arrested late Saturday morning.(Pinetop-Lakeside Police Department)
Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 11:34 AM MST|Updated: Jan. 28, 2023 at 1:19 PM MST
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PINETOP-LAKESIDE, AZ(3TV/CBS 5) — The man who allegedly shot another man in the face early Saturday morning in Pinetop has been arrested, police say.

Pinetop-Lakeside police officers say they got a call about a shooting that happened in a home on Ravens Way, near Highway 260. When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old Fort Apache man shot in the face. He was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say, Matthew Saunders, 37, fled the area and was found by officers late Saturday morning. Anyone with any further information is asked to call WeTip at 1-800-782-7463 or Detective Ricky Bunch #2129 at the Pinetop-Lakeside Police Department at 928-368-8800.