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Suspect Held in Shooting Death in Globe, Az

Gila County Sheriff's Office-

Globe, AZ: On August 16, 2013, at about 11:50 P.M. Deputies responded to a 911 call at a residence at the end of Six Shooter Canyon Road, in reference to a suspicious vehicle.

The suspect later identified as 42 year old, Scott Christopher Laman left in the vehicle returning a short time later at which point several shots were fired and the suspect Scott Laman fled the scene. It was discovered one of the rounds struck and killed a 60 year old female, while inside the residence.  Deputies were able to locate the suspect traveling North on Six Shooter Canyon Road and pursued the suspect onto Ice House Canyon Road. The suspect pulled into a residential area and fled on foot. Deputies continued to pursue Laman on foot taking him into custody after Laman fought with the arresting Deputies and continued to resist arrest.

Suspect Scott Laman was later transported to a Valley Hospital for treatment for  injuries sustained while being taken into custody. Scott Laman is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Second Degree Murder, Misconduct involving weapons and Unlawful flight. The investigation is ongoing and more information may be released as it becomes available.

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