Manuel Orosco Longoria
Manuel Orosco Longoria, 40, drives a stolen Toyota Corolla around Eloy on Tuesday while being pursued by police and sheriff’s deputies.
- Clarification - Incorrect attribution
Tim Gaffney, director of administration for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, did not release the name of the sheriff’s deputy who shot a man Jan. 14 after a lengthy chase in Eloy. A Wednesday story that started on Page 1A included the deputy’s name.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:02 am
Updated: 8:50 am, Thu Jan 30, 2014.
ELOY — Although police confirmed that Manuel Longoria, the 40-year-old Mesa man fatally shot by a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy Jan. 14, did not have a weapon with him, they continue to say the shooting was justified.
Longoria “suddenly reached into his vehicle” just before the deputy fired, Tim Gaffney, Sheriff’s Office spokesman, said in an email Tuesday.
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:02 am.
Updated: 8:50 am.