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Man allegedly shoots and kills girlfriend's son - azfamily.com's Kristine Harrington reports police are investigating a murder in the west Valley near 103rd Avenue and Montecito.
PHOENIX - Police say a Phoenix man as been booked on charges of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's son.
According to investigators, Mark Benson allegedly shot and killed Aaron Wedel, 26, in the garage of a home near 103rd Avenue and Montecito Thursday afternoon.
Wedel was the son of Beson's girlfriend. Apparently, the two had gotten into a fight before shots were fired. Benson fled the scene, but officers found and arrested him.
The victim's mother and four other children were in the home at the time.
According to investigators, Benson was in the process of moving out of the home.
The motive for the shooting in unknown at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.