UPDATE: Suspect arrested after firing on CCSO Deputies

9/15/23 Update: Deputies, Officers, Troopers, and Detectives from several Northern Arizona Law Enforcement agencies continued to search for Aaron Rose throughout the day on Thursday. Later that evening, at approximately 10:00 PM, CCSO received a call from a resident in the Valle area advising they had Aaron Rose held at gunpoint at their property. Deputies immediately responded and were able to take Mr. Rose into custody without incident.

Mr. Rose was transported to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office where he was interviewed by Detectives. Mr. Rose was later booked into the Coconino County Sheriff’s Detention Facility in Flagstaff for Aggravated Assault (with a deadly weapon/dangerous instrument) and Burglary.

CCSO would like to thank the residents of the Valle Community for their support and assistance. We would also like to thank the Northern Arizona Multiagency Tactical Team, Flagstaff Police Department, AZ Department of Public Safety, the US Marshals Service, the Flagstaff Fire Department, and the High Country Fire Department for their assistance in bringing this situation to a peaceful conclusion and apprehension of the suspect.

Valle, Az;  On September 14, 2023 at approximately 6:51 am, Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies from the William Substation responded to Valle AZ, for the report of a domestic violence incident involving a weapon.

Deputies responding to the scene found the victim had been assaulted throughout the evening.  After Deputies and a Trooper from the Department of Public Safety arrived on scene, they were advised the suspect had fled and was possibly armed.

While searching and securing an associated residence, Deputies were fired upon from a ridge line by an unknown subject with a gun. At this point Deputies pulled back and a perimeter was set up. The Northern Arizona Tactical Team was deployed to the area along with an Arizona Department of Public Safety Helicopter.

Units on scene continue to search the area for the suspect of the initial domestic violence incident. He was identified as Aaron Rose, a 51 year old white male from Valle. He was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and blue jeans. Aaron is approximately 5’10” and 170 lbs. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

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