On Sunday afternoon Flagstaff Police Department officers responded to the Saga Motel on 820 W Route 66 to assist the U.S. Marshal’s Office with the arrest of a fugitive believed to be in one of the rooms, according to an FPD release.
The fugitive was identified as Brandon Daniel Coronado, 34, of Phoenix. Coronado was wanted for aggravated assault involving a weapon and was considered to be armed and dangerous. At approximately 1:30 p.m. officers on scene heard a single gun shot from inside the room where Coronado was.
Members of the Flagstaff Police Department SWAT and Negotiations Teams responded to assist with the arrest. After a tactical entry into the room, Coronado was located dead in the bathroom from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. A suicide note was located inside the room.