Warrant issued for shooting suspect<BR>

KINGMAN – An arrest warrant has been issued for Bradley Virgil Harp, 44, of Kingman in connection with a shooting incident.

The warrant was issued Wednesday by Kingman Justice Court and charges Harp with felony aggravated assault with a gun, said Trish Carter, spokeswoman for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

Harp is being sought in connection with the shooting of Kingman resident Matthew John DeLong, 38, in the head Tuesday afternoon in the 3600 block of Cardinal Lane.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined.

DeLong was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center for stabilizing treatment and then airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, where he was admitted in critical condition.

DeLong was still in critical condition in the UMC Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Cheryl Persinger, community and public relations manager, said at 8:30 a.m.


After the shooting, Harp fled the scene in a 1970 primer gray GMC pickup truck.

He remains at large.

Harp is described as a white male, who is 5-foot-8 and about 185 pounds.

He has brown hair and eyes.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Harp's whereabouts or other information about the shooting is asked to call the MCSO at 753-0753 or toll-free at (800) 522-4312.