PHOENIX - A suspect has been arrested nearly a month after a man was shot and killed near Interstate 17 in early June.
The shooting happened at around 8:30 p.m. on June 8 in north Phoenix near the I-17 off-ramp and Bell Road. According to police, two men had a verbal dispute in the area, and during the dispute, one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other man.
The suspect left the area on foot, and police spent weeks looking for leads in the case.
The victim, identified as 25-year-old Torry Taylor, was able to walk to a nearby Denny's restaurant, where employees called 911. When police arrived at the restaurant, Taylor was lying on the ground. He was hospitalized in extremely critical condition and later died from his injuries.
On June 28, Phoenix officers arrested 24-year-old Robert Hernandez on suspicion of several charges including second-degree murder.
No information was released on what led to his arrest.
The shooting happened near the I-17 off-ramp and Bell Road. According to police, two men had a verbal dispute in the area, and during the dispute, one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other man.The suspect left the area on foot.
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