PD: Brothers arrested in connection to Mesa road-rage shooting
MESA, Ariz. - Police say two brothers have been arrested in connection to a road-rage shooting in Mesa that left two people injured.
According to Mesa police, the incident happened in the area of Country Club and Rio Salado. A white SUV and a tan car were seen driving aggressively in the area prior to the shooting, and at one point, the two stopped on Rio Salado, just west of Country Club, and the two women who were inside the white SUV were shot by the person inside the tan car.
Witnesses spoke about what went down.
"People arguing," said Isis Pedraza. "I was by the window and I saw a man hitting a car."
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Investigators say one of the two people injured was shot three times, while the other person was shot once in the leg.
"I was on the floor. I called 911. When I was calling 911, the police were already here," said Pedraza.
Andres and Arturo Nunez were arrested in connection to the shooting. Officers reportedly ha to fire bean bag rounds at Arturo. Arturo was unarmed at the time, bue police say he was not complying with commands. Andres was hit in the head by a non-lethal round.
Andres and Arturo Nunez