Yuma Man Reports Shooting His Wife

On September 12, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of Mark Antonio Villicana, in 10100 block of S. Typhoon Avenue in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival, Villicana told deputies that he had shot his wife. She was located in the garage with a single gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center and later flown to a Phoenix area hospital where she remains.

Villicana was arrested and booked in to the Yuma County Detention Center on charges of Attempted Murder.

Anyone with any information concerning this investigation is asked to contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. You can also visit www.yumacountysheriff.org to submit an anonymous tip.