Identity of suspect shot by MPD released


Johnathon Guillory, 32, of Maricopa was the man shot and killed in an altercation with Maricopa police officers on Sunday, according to the Department of Public Safety.

The Maricopa Police Department received multiple 911 calls starting at 2:20 p.m. from Guillory’s residence in Cobblestone Farms. According to DPS spokesman Bart Graves, officers were already familiar with Guillory from previous contacts.

The first officers on the scene found Guillory on foot in a common area within Cobblestone.

What happened at that point and what words were exchanged has not been clarified by officials, though Graves indicated an MPD sergeant and an officer were involved.