2 arrested in deadly west Phoenix strip mall shooting

Two people have been arrested, including a teenager, after a shooting at a west Phoenix strip mall left a man dead.

Police say the shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 near 59th Avenue and McDowell Road.

Once at the scene, officers found 30-year-old Jesus Gonzalez Berrelleza, who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators obtained surveillance video from nearby businesses and eventually arrested 20-year-old Gilberto Millan in connection to the shooting. A second teenage suspect was arrested at a different location.

"Early information indicates there was an argument involving Jesus, an unknown male, and Gilberto at a restaurant," Sgt. Melissa Soliz said in a statement. "At some point the teenaged male arrived at the location. Gilberto retrieves a firearm from the vehicle driven by the teenage male. The shooting occurs, and Gilberto and the teenage male leave the area."

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Gilberto Millan, 20, was arrested in connection to a shooting at a west Phoenix strip mall left a man dead.

Millan was booked into jail and is accused of first-degree murder.

The teenager was detained at a juvenile correction center. He is accused of facilitation to commit first-degree murder.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Phoenix Police at 602-262-6151.

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