PHOENIX, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Phoenix Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at a hotel near Interstate 17 and W Peoria Avenue Saturday afternoon.
Officers arrived at the Premier Inn to find Aaron M. Townsend, 40 with critical injuries. He was taken to a hospital for treatment where he later died.
Investigators say Townsend entered a hotel room and demanded money from two men who did not comply. Townsend then pointed a gun at an unknown person. That's when police say one of the victims in the room armed himself and shot Townsend.
Police say the victim cooperated with investigators at the scene and several witnesses were interviewed.
The investigation is ongoing.