Officer David Kellywood

End of Watch. White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood shot, killed Monday morning.

Releasing information on behalf of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and Governing Body, the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office said the White Mountain Apache Police Department received a report of gunfire near the Hon-Dah Resort Casino shortly before 1 a.m. The first officer on the scene found the man described in that call.

“The subject immediately engaged in a violent, physical altercation with the officer, during which, the officer was shot,” NCSO said in news release.

A second officer shot the subject. Both the subject and Officer Kellywood died at a local hospital.