Willcox man jailed for attempted murder after standoff

Contributed Photo/Courtesy Cochise County Sheriff’s Office: Christopher Lee Davis, 34, was booked into jail on multiple charges including attempted murder after allegedly shooting a firearm and having a standoff with police Thursday.

By Jon Johnson

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WILLCOX – A Willcox man has been booked into the Cochise County Jail on charges that include attempted murder after barricading himself in a residence Thursday and allegedly shooting a firearm.

Christopher Lee Davis, 34, was taken into custody shortly before noon, Thursday. Davis had holed up in a residence in Gonzales Park, located on Jessie Street in Willcox, after allegedly firing four or five shots. Davis has ongoing charges of disorderly conduct/domestic violence and threatening as well as a protection order against him with the plaintiffs being a woman and three juveniles.

According to a Cochise County Sheriff’s Office press release, Willcox Police officers were dispatched to the area at about 10:45 a.m., Thursday, regarding the shooting. The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team also responded and aided in the situation.

Davis was booked into the jail on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault on a police officer, aggravated assault, reckless handling of a firearm, endangerment, and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He remains in jail held without bond.

The incident remains under investigation by the Willcox Police Department.     

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