Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)
Officer Gabriel Saucedo was killed when his 9mm Glock service pistol was accidentally discharged while he was on perimeter patrol at the Arizona State Prison Complex - Safford.
The officer was alone in a department vehicle when the incident occurred. One round passed through his hand and struck him in the leg, causing massive bleeding. He was flown to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officer Saucedo had served with the Arizona Department of Corrections for 13 months. He is survived by his wife and three children.