Safford Police responded to the area of 8th St. and 10th Avenue yesterday afternoon at approximately 5:15 PM, in reference to a report of a weapons offense. Upon arrival, Officers learned that a dispute between neighbors had escalated into a physical altercation. One side of the altercation retreated into his residence where it was later reported that he threatened to kill the other side. Shortly after the threat was made, the second side of the altercation reported that the neighbor was shooting at them.
8th St. between 9th Ave. and 11th Ave. was closed while police investigated the incident. All persons involved were located and interviewed by police. There were no injuries sustained from any reported shooting, however, one person was transported to the Mt. Graham Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.