Phoenix police search for homicide suspect

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police are looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting of 47-year-old Rafel Rios Ruiz.

According to police, Felix Gonzalez went to Ruiz's home near 79th Avenue and Pierson Street late Friday night.  Police believe the two men were having a verbal altercation when Gonzalez retrieved a handgun and shot Ruiz multiple times.

Gonzalez reportedly fled the scene in a 1990s tan or brown Lincoln town car or similar car.  Ruiz was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Felix Gozalez should contact the Phoenix Police Crime Stop office at (602) 262-6151.