Authorities investigating fatal deputy-involved shooting near Casa Grande

Pinal County Sheriff's Office
Pinal County Sheriff's Office
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 9:04 AM MST|Updated: Mar. 17, 2023 at 9:53 AM MST
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CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (13 News) - The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting north of Casa Grande.

The PCSO said it happened near West Mescalero Drive and North Hualapai Drive around 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16.

A deputy was conducting a field interview with a man on a dirt bike, later identified as 36-year-old Micheal Obregon.

During the interview, Obregon allegedly pulled out a firearm and the deputy shot him.

The deputy, who was not injured, rendered aid and called for medical personnel but Obregon died at the scene.

Obregon had a warrant for a parole violation and the dirt bike was stolen, according to the PCSO.