Yuma man arrested for attempted murder

Yuma man arrested for attempted murder

Nicolas Amarillas Nicolas Amarillas

YUMA, AZ- A man who opened fire at a house party over the Thanksgiving weekend is behind bars charged with attempted murder.

The Yuma County Sheriff's Office says 44 year old Nicolas Amarillas fired at least a dozen shots at another man.

The two got into an argument.

Deputies say Amarillas left the party, then returned a short time later with a hand-gun and started firing off shots.

The male victim took cover behind a truck and did not get hit.

Amarillas also faces several other charges including aggravated assault.

Seventeen other people were also at the party at the time of the shooting.


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