PD: Homicide investigation underway after woman shot, killed in Mesa

A police investigation is underway in Mesa after a woman was killed in an early-morning shooting on Jan. 15.

Mesa police say officers were conducting a traffic stop just before 2 a.m. near Second Street and Mesa Drive when they heard a gunshot.

The officers searched the area before responding to a distress call. When they arrived at the call's location, they found a 24-year-old woman with a gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the suspect left the area in a vehicle after the shooting.

"Detectives are currently on scene speaking to witnesses and residents," Mesa police spokeswoman Brandi George said in a statement. "At this time, we have not made any arrests. We are asking anyone with knowledge of what occurred to please call the Mesa Police Department."

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