Early Morning Home Invasion Leaves One Victim With Gunshot Wound

June 9, 2008

Investigators responded to an early morning shooting at a Mesa apartment home located at 510 S. Extension. Police received the 911 call shortly after 4:00 am. Uniformed patrol officers responded to the scene and located a 22-year-old female in the residence that had an apparent gunshot would. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive. Investigators believe at the time of the incident, the apartment was occupied by three males and the female victim.

At this point in the investigation it appears that one to three black males may have forced entry into the apartment. At least one suspect discharged a firearm in the residence, striking the victim in a non-vital area. Motive is unclear and it has not been determined if property was taken from the residence.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211.



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