Roofer shot by dissatisfied homeowner in PhoenixPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX – A man is in the hospital with a gunshot wound after allegedly being shot by a homeowner.
Phoenix police say Rafael Sanchez, 68, who resides at another location but owns that home, was not happy with work being done by a roofer on the home.
Sanchez reportedly got into a fight with Carlos Ramirez, the 42-year-old foreman in charge of the work crew, just after 1 p.m. Wednesday and the homeowner allegedly shot the foreman in the shoulder.
"My dad's a hard worker. He does everything good, I mean, he's a good person," said Maritza Antuna, the victim's daughter. "It hurts me. I want him to be OK."
Ramirez was taken to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. His medical condition is unknown at this time.
Sanchez was taken into custody by police without incident. He reportedly admitted to his involvement in the crime and faces one count of aggravated assault.
A judge set bond for Sanchez at $125,000 with the conditions that Sanchez not have any contact with Ramirez and that he not possess any weapons. A status conference was set for for March 3, followed by a preliminary hearing on March 7.