1 dead, 1 injured in west Phoenix motel shooting

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a double shooting that left one person dead and another injured at a west Phoenix motel.

According to Sgt. Tommy Thompson with Phoenix police, 60-year-old Boyd Lynn and a 52-year-old woman were inside a motel room near 19th Avenue and Van Buren just after 6 p.m. on April 28, when they heard someone knocking on the door.

When the woman opened the door, police say 54-year-old Ernest Lee Walker was standing there and fired multiple gunshots into the room, striking both victims.

Lynn was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say Walker left the motel after the shooting but was found and arrested. He's been booked into jail on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person.