UPDATE To Police Situation on Route 66

February 3rd, 2019 at 6:05 PM

Flagstaff, Ariz.- (February 3, 2019) At approximately 1:13 p.m. Flagstaff Police Department officers responded to the Saga Motel, 820 W Route 66 to assist the U.S. Marshal’s Office with the arrest of a fugitive believed to be in one of the rooms. The fugitive was identified as Brandon Daniel Coronado, 34, Phoenix, Arizona; wanted for Aggravated Assault involving a weapon and considered to be armed and dangerous. At approximately 1:30 p.m. officers on scene heard a single gun shot from inside the room where Coronado was believed to be.

Members of the Flagstaff Police Department SWAT and Negotiations Teams responded to assist with the arrest. After a tactical entry into the room, Coronado was located deceased in the bathroom having an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Additionally, a suicide note was located inside the room.

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