Glendale Police: 2 men hurt following shooting at Westgate
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Officials with Glendale Police say two men have been injured following a shooting at a parking lot at Westgate during the afternoon hours of Dec. 15.
According to a statement released by police, officers were called to the area at around 4:30 p.m. for a shooting call. A heavy police presence can be seen outside a Dave & Busters at the Westgate Entertainment District, where two groups of people, according to officials, got into a fight.
"That is when the vehicle struck the 21-year-old, and then, he pulled out a gun and started firing," said Officer Tiffany Ngalula with Glendale Police.
Moments later, another man reportedly started shooting.
"A second vehicle pulled up, which had a 32-year-old male inside of that car," said Ngalula. "He fired rounds at the original shooter. the 21-year-old male. He struck that 21-year-old male. That 21-year-old male fired rounds back at the 32-year-old male, and also struck him."
According to police, the 32-year-old man drove to a nearby store and called 911. That man is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, the 21-year-old's condition has deteriorated through the night.
Police believe the shooting is an isolated incident, and that everyone involved is being interviewed by investigators.
"We do not believe that there are any outstanding shooters, and that there is no further danger to anyone in the Westgate area," said Ngalula.
Anyone who may have taken video of the shooting are asked to contact Glendale Police.