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Sgt. Kevin Wood, a media relations specialist for the Arizona Department of Public Safety, speaks at a news conference Wednesday. Wood said DPS has a more limited role in investigating the reported shooting of a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy than suggested by Pinal County officials.

At a news conference Wednesday, Sgt. Kevin Wood, a DPS media relations specialist, contradicted a statement Monday from Pinal County authorities that the agency agreed Deputy Louis Puroll was shot by drug smugglers. Read more»