Phoenix Police: 2 dead following shooting at apartment complex

Phoenix Police detectives arrested 37-year-old Estevanico Palmares who is said to be connected to the death of two people Monday.

According to officials, the shooting happened near the intersection of 48th Street and the I-10, and officers were called to the scene for a check welfare call at around 3:15 p.m.

Investigators say a caller told police that gunshots were heard earlier in the day, and the door to the residence was open. When officers arrived at the apartment, they found 30-year-old Cristina Palmares and a 35-year-old man with gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's identity has not been released.

Palmares was booked into jail on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder.

Anyone with information should leave an anonymous tip by calling Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. Spanish speakers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Testigo Silencioso at 480-TESTIGO.

Si tiene alguna información sobre este caso, llame a la línea de Testigo Silencioso (480-TESTIGO, 480-837-8446).

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