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