Fatal shooting follows collision in Phoenix area

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APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that followed an automobile collision in the Phoenix area.
 
Sheriff's Lt. Brandon Jones says 23-year-old Jordan Sirhan died after being shot several times Wednesday morning near Apache Junction.
 
Circumstances of what led to the shooting are still being sorted out. Jones says Sirhan was shot following a collision with a second vehicle and a possible altercation.

"That's crazy. It's really crazy," said Cassandra Wyatt, who lives in the area. "We don't hear about people getting shot out here very often, and it doesn't ever get this bad."
 
The driver of the second vehicle, 49-year-old Kenneth Kammes, has been booked on suspicion of second-degree murder. He reportedly fled the scene but was taken into custody at his home after a witness provided authorities with his license plate number.
 
Jones says investigators are trying to determine whether road rage was involved but that Sirhan and Kammes, both Apache Junction residents, reportedly knew each other in some fashion.

"We're not going to be able to call it a road rage, and we're not going to be able to say that it's not a road rage because there might be some history of knowing each other here," Jones said. "We're still trying to figure it out."

Broadway Road was closed from Meridian to Mountain roads but has reopened.

"It's really sad," Wyatt said. "I feel really bad for his family, and I hope he doesn't have kids, like, little kids."