Officers Named Released in Officer Involved Shooting on OCT 26


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The names of the two Lake Havasu City Police Department SWAT team officers involved in the October 26th shooting of Charlie Gonzalez are Sergeant Tyler Tribolet, 12 years with LHC PD; and Officer Mike Fuller, 13 years with LHC PD.

Gonzalez condition in a Las Vegas hospital is still listed as “Critical, but stable”. Both officers remain on administrative leave.


Wednesday morning, October 26th, at about 12:40am, in Lake Havasu City during the service of a search warrant at a home in the 1600blk. of S. Palo Verde Blvd. The search warrant was in relation to an ongoing drug investigation. The LHC PD SWAT team served the warrant. Upon entering the home the SWAT team was confronted by a male subject armed with a handgun. The male subject, later identified as Charlie Gonzalez, 21 years old, is reported to have raised the handgun and fired one time at the uniformed SWAT team. At least two officers returned fire, shooting Gonzalez multiple times. Officers were not shot or injured.