1 killed, 8 injured following shooting at Phoenix strip mall

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1 killed, 8 injured following shooting at Phoenix strip mall

Phoenix police say nine people, including an older teenage boy, were shot at a north Phoenix strip mall on Saturday morning, June 4.

 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, three of the injured have life-threatening injuries. One of those victims has been pronounced dead.

 

Officers said it happened after 1 a.m.

 

Sgt. Andy Williams said detectives believe a confrontation ended in a shooting with nine people shot.

 

One person died after being taken to the hospital, while two women suffered life-threatening injuries. Williams said an older teenage boy was also among those shot, but he is expected to be OK.

 

1 killed, 8 injured following shooting at Phoenix strip mall

 

During a news conference, Williams stated that a group of about 100 people were at the strip mall during the shooting. The victims’ ages weren’t clear, but Williams said he believed they were between 17 and 24.

 

1 killed, 8 injured following shooting at Phoenix strip mall

 

Video from the scene showed several officers and detectives with crime-scene tape restricting access to the scene. Police expect that area…



Source: Linda Ikeji