TEMPE, Ariz. (FOX 10) — Gilbert Police say a homicide suspect is dead following a barricade situation at a Motel 6 in Tempe.
Police have been looking for a suspect who they say shot and killed a 55-year-old man in Gilbert last Friday.
Gilbert PD - Homicide: 07/05— Gilbert Police Dept. (@GilbertPolice) July 8, 2019
Today: A suspect was located by Gilbert detectives in Tempe.
A Suspect now barricaded in Tempe.
Stay tuned for more information. This is the trusted source for information on this incident. @TempePolice
On Monday, the suspect was located in Tempe, after Gilbert Police officials say they have been looking for the suspect for the past three days, and tracked him to the motel. The suspect stopped further negotiation efforts at around 1:45 p.m., and eventually, a single gunshot was heard from the car following gas deployment.
No officers fired their weapons, according to Gilbert Police officials, and no officers were hurt. An investigation is ongoing.
Gilbert PD Update: A single gunshot was heard from the car following gas deployment after the suspect ceased negotiations. The suspect was transported with a gunshot wound. No officers were injured in this incident and no officers fired weapons. @tempepolice— Gilbert Police Dept. (@GilbertPolice) July 8, 2019
TPD is actively working an investigation in the area of Priest and Broadway. Priest is closed NB at Broadway-14th St. Media staging 1516 W 17th St. MUST approach from the west. pic.twitter.com/Cj3zRdxC2u— Tempe Police (@TempePolice) July 8, 2019
Tempe Police evacuate Motel 6 Priest & Broadway officials say this is related to an incident that happened in Gilbert, Arizona @TempePolice @GilbertPolice #motel6 #trafficrestrections #fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/fnxwa0FV1Y— Rick Davis (@rdavisfox10) July 8, 2019