Sierra Vista man facing shooting charges

CREATED Jul. 24, 2011

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Web Producer: Marissa Pasquet

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A Sierra Vista man is facing charges of attempted homicide and eight counts of aggravated assault.

Police say Nathaniel Simon Jaramillo, 22, has been arrested on two counts of attempted homicide and eight counts of aggravated assault after shooting at a man and woman in their vehicle.

Authorities with the Sierra Vista Police Department say Jaramillo pulled out a gun and fired shots at the vehicle Saturday. The two people were in a vehicle trying to return to a party at a home near the 1300 block of Quail Hollow Drive.

The vehicle was hit at least once by one of the shots, according to the Sierra Vista Police press release.

Authorities say the victims drove away and reported the incident to the police.  Jaramillo has been booked into the county jail and held on $200,000 Bond