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Cottonwood Police Release Video of Officer Fatal Shooting of Donovan Jelicich Caught on Camera

Police say Donovan Jelicich later died of his injuries.

GRAPHIC: Videos show fight before deadly police shooting in Cottonwood.

Suspect Donovan Jelicich. Credit CPD

New videos released on Friday show a fight between a man and a Cottonwood police officer that led up to the man getting shot to death.

Cottonwood Arizona Police Department Press Release Re: Donovan Jelicich Shooting


April 19, 2024

Officer-Involved Shooting Incident on April 12, 2024: Cottonwood Police Department Provides Details

Cottonwood, AZ: The Cottonwood Police Department is issuing this statement and incident brief to provide clarity and transparency regarding the officer-involved shooting that transpired on April 12, 2024, in the 500 block of South 12th Street in Cottonwood.

At around 7:50 PM, an officer from the Cottonwood Police Department, who has six years of experience in law enforcement, conducted a traffic stop that tragically ended in the death of the suspect. The individual has been identified as 32-year-old Donovan Jelicich, a resident of Cottonwood.

In accordance with standard procedure, the officer has been placed on non-disciplinary administrative leave. The officer and the patrol vehicle were equipped with recording devices, ensuring a comprehensive incident review.

The Cottonwood Police Department extends its sincere gratitude to community public safety partners, including the Clarkdale Police Department, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, and the Cottonwood Fire Department, for their invaluable assistance.

For further inquiries or information, please contact Sgt. Cody Savage at [email protected].

An incident brief containing additional details can be accessed via the provided YouTube link below:

Source: AZFamily | Arizona New

Source: AZFamily | Arizona New

Source: Cottonwood Police Department

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