Police seek information on attempted homicide
Victim suffers two gunshot wounds
A Yuma man is recovering after being shot twice by an unknown assailant during an attempted homicide early Friday morning.
According to the Yuma Police Department, officers found 36-year-old Glenn Thompson Baxter in the 1700 block of West 26th Drive at about 1 a.m. after receiving a report of shots fired in that area.
Baxter had suffered two non-life threatening gunshot wounds, and was taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center for treatment. Police declined to reveal the location of Baxter's wounds.
The 1700 block of West 26th Drive, and portions of the 2600 block of S. 18th Avenue, were closed for several hours while investigators searched for evidence Friday morning.
As of Friday afternoon, police had not released information about what may have led to the shooting, or who carried it out, and no arrests had been made.
Police continue to investigate the shooting.
“Our detectives are working on it right now,” said YPD Sgt. Jeff Auricchio.
YPD encourages anyone with any information about this case to call Detective Tejeda at 373-4774 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.