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Michael Estrada, 49
Sierra Vista, Arizona
January 04, 2014

Agencies: Sierra Vista Police Department - Arizona

Last updated: over 1 year ago

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Sierra Vista police were involved in an altercation with 49-year-old Michael Estrada early this morning. 

According to SVPD, two patrol units were dispatched to 1200 block of Paseo San Luis.

On arrival, a man, later identified as Estrada, was in the front yard of the residence brandishing a machete. 

Estrada began making aggressive statements and started walking toward one of the officers. Officer Michael Rathmann fired his department-issue weapon at Estrada, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds.