PD: Man dead, woman injured in shooting at Mesa hotel
MESA, Ariz. - Mesa police say one person has died and one person has been injured in a shooting at a hotel on Main Street.
According to Mesa police, officers were called to the Windemere Hotel near Main Street and Recker Road on Monday afternoon for reports of a woman shot in the legs.
Officers arrived to find the woman with a gunshot wound. She then led officers to a hotel room where a man was found dead. The woman told officers that a man named "Tony" shot them because he thought they stole his drugs.
Police obtained a search warrant for the hotel and found a substance that appeared to be methamphetamine that was packaged for sale, as well as numerous syringes containing an unknown liquid.
Anthony Wayne Gushee
Just before midnight on the same day, 44-year-old Anthony Wayne Gushee was arrested near Apache Trail and Ellsworth Road. Gushee told police he goes by the name of "Tony."
Gushee is accused of second-degree murder and aggravated assault.