Detectives Investigate Overnight Homicide

June 1, 2013

An overnight shooting at a local convenience store is now being investigated as a homicide. At approximately 11:15 pm, officers responded to the Valero gas station in the 1900 block of E. Broadway. On arrival, they found the clerk suffering from a gunshot wound and the suspect had fled the area. The call was reported by a customer who was in the store at the time of the shooting.

The employee was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injury. Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate.

The suspect is described as a Black male in his 20s, medium build, wearing a light colored ball cap with a dark colored bill, black or dark colored long sleeve shirt, grey or light colored pants, black shoes.

The suspect should be considered armed; do not approach. Anyone with information should contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211, option 2, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.






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