PD: 2 dead, including teenage boy, in shooting at Mesa apartment; another teen injured

Two people have died and a third victim is recovering after a shooting broke out at an apartment near Broadway and Gilbert Roads on July 6, according to Mesa Police.

Officers had received reports of a shooting in the area Tuesday night. When they arrived, they found three people with gunshot wounds.

All of them were hospitalized, and two of them did not survive their injuries. The third person, a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the leg, is in stable condition.

The two people that died had been shot in the torso. They were identified as Michael Benitez, a Mesa resident, and a 16-year-old boy.

No suspect information was provided.

The investigation is ongoing.

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