Police say a suspect who was arrested in connection with a officer-involved shooting on Wednesday night will now be facing murder charges.
Police have arrested Fernando Jaime in connection with the incident. Police say 25-year-old Ruben Cossyleon of Glendale died at a valley hospital on Friday from wounds he sustained in the shooting. Three Phoenix Police officers caught up with Jaime in his vehicle near 65th Avenue and Solano on Wednesday evening. They fired their weapons on the suspect after he opened fire on them, police say, and Jaime took off on foot. Cossyleon was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound.
Jaime was eventually taken into custody near 65th Avenue and Montebello, according to police. The shootout between police and a pair of suspects played out in the west Phoenix neighborhood on Wednesday evening.
"All of a sudden I heard gun shots like boom, boom, boom," said Kaelynn Teixeria.
Kaelynn Teixeria was home with her family when the gunfight erupted around 8 p.m. Wednesday night.
"I just kind of got out of the way and just let it defuse," said Ryan Teixeria.
Phoenix Police initially responded to a report of two callers reporting a fight, and someone being forced into a car at gunpoint. Authorities had a description of the car and tracked it down to an apartment complex near 67th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.
As soon as police pulled up to the car someone started firing, 3 of 4 officers fired back, one person was hit but is expected to be ok. The suspect got away but police later found 30-year-old Fernando Jaime inside an apartment.
"I didn't know what was hapening because it has never happened before, so it was like really scary, like someone was breaking into our house," said Teixeria.
It was a close call for the Teixeria family, their home was hit by three bullets, one hit a TV in one of the bedrooms.
"I am just glad he wasn't in his room, because this is his room, and the computer is right on the other side of it, there is a bullet hole around 5 feet from it, and it hit the TV, it was about a foot and a half from missing me," said Ann Teixeria.