Suspect sought in deadly Peoria robbery

- Peoria police detectives say a person was shot to death in an armed robbery, and a juvenile suspect is now in custody for the crime.

On Sunday, Peoria police announced that four suspects were involved in the homicide, and they have identified a second suspect they want to find.

The shooting took place off Castle Hot Springs Road and the Carefree Highway. SkyFox video shows emergency crews trying to save a man placed in the back of a Peoria Police SUV.

On Saturday, Peoria police said the shooting victim had passed away from injuries sustained in the shooting.  The victim's name has not yet been released.

Police say a 17-year-old male has been taken into custody and that  is expected to be booked on charges of armed robbery and first-degree murder.

Police say on Sunday that a total of four suspects were involved in the homicide. The second suspect has been described as 18-year-old Wesley Considine.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has units assisting Peoria Police. 



 

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