Globe man charged with manslaughter

Photo provided by Gila County Sheriff Christopher Wills, 31 of Globe was booked into the Gila County Jail on charges of manslaughter.

Gila County Sheriff’s deputies along with Globe Police Officers responded to Bixby Road, about two miles north of Globe, in reference to a shooting.

In a statement released by Gila County Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd, deputies found Jason L. Moss, 49, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to the Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Deputies were able to contact the suspect, 31 year old Christopher Lee Wills of Globe. After further investigation, the suspect was booked into the Gila County Jail and charged with manslaughter. Sheriff Shepherd expressed his appreciation to the Globe Police Department and Tri City Fire Department for their coordinated response.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information may be released as it becomes available.

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