Man arrested for allegedly killing roommate

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Steven Scheuer By Andrew Michalscheck Steven Scheuer By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix man is behind bars for allegedly killing his roommate.

Police responded to the 1200 block of East Fairmont on Friday night after Steven Scheuer, 44, got into an argument with his roommate over a rent payment.

According to authorities, their verbal argument turned physical and Scheuer fatally stabbed the other man.

Scheuer remained on scene and was arrested by police.

He was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on charges of second degree murder and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person.