Bicyclist fatally shot in northwest Arizona after altercation with motorist, passengers


Police are investigating a homicide following a deadly altercation between a group in a vehicle and a bicyclist in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Department spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said gunfire erupted around 5 p.m. Monday after a confrontation between four people in an older-model Honda Civic and a man on a bicycle on the 500 block of Riviera Boulevard.

Police officers arriving on the scene found the bicyclist, 33-year-old Juan Pedro Flores, dead. Witnesses said the occupants of the Civic — three males and a female — sped away after the shooting.

Police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said a reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest in the killing.

Anyone with information may call the Bullhead City Police Department at 928-763-1999 or Mohave Silent Witness at 888-227-8780 to remain anonymous.