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PCSD investigating deputy-involved shooting on the west side

Posted at 1:26 PM, Jan 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-29 11:27:33-05

Deputies from the Pima County Sheriff's Department are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in the 4400 block of West Irvington Road. 

Deputy Cody Gress says 26-year-old Jose Silva was shot in the arm and has been taken to the hospital with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Gress says two deputies were involved in the shooting, neither are injured. 

At 10:40 a.m. deputies responded to a call in the area which they deemed a domestic violence issue.

About an hour later deputies were leaving the area when they noticed a vehicle matching a suspect's vehicle description.

Deputies then initiated a traffic stop but the vehicle took off and a car chase began. 

Silva then ditched the vehicle and started to run away and shot at the two deputies chasing him. 

During this time a deputy fired back and hit Silva at least once in the shoulder. He is in the hospital at this time and is expected to survive. 

He was confirmed to be the same person from the domestic violence call.

The deputy who shot Silva will be placed on administrative leave.