Phx police SUV wrecked, murder suspect captured nearby

Posted: Updated:
Suspect arrested


PHOENIX -- The suspect has been identified as Jessie Salazar, 33.

Salazar has been booked on multiple felony charges, including two counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault.


PHOENIX -- A Phoenix police SUV was wrecked near the intersection of 40th Street and Greenway Thursday evening.

While police have not released an exact reason for the crash, police did confirm that they arrested a murder suspect just down the street from where the SUV had crashed.

Police also said that there were accidents related to the pursuit of the suspect.

The suspect taken into custody was wanted in connection with a double murder at 28th Street and Greenway that happened Wednesday night.

The suspect's name has not been released.