The Kingman Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred 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. Gonzales was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. As of this release he is still in extremely critical condition. The involved officers have been placed on administrative leave, which is standard protocol in police involved shootings. The Kingman Police Department is conducting the criminal investigation. Having an uninvolved agency conduct the criminal investigation is also standard protocol in these types of incidents
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