Phoenix double-fatal shooting result of drug-related home invasion, police say

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Two men are dead after a shooting Sunday night in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Two men are dead after a shooting Sunday night in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Sgt. Jonathan Howard said it appears the resident of the home engaged an intruder in a gunfight in the drug-related home invasion. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Sgt. Jonathan Howard said it appears the resident of the home engaged an intruder in a gunfight in the drug-related home invasion. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

According to the Phoenix Police Department, two men are dead as a result of a drug-related home invasion in Phoenix Sunday night.

The shooting was reported near 14th and Yale streets after 10 p.m.

Officers entered the residence, which had its door left open, and found a man down inside the home with blood pouring out of him.

When they were checking for additional victims, a second man was found inside the home.

Sgt. Jonathan Howard said it appears the resident of the home engaged an intruder in a gunfight in the drug-related home invasion.

They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Other intruders are still outstanding, according to Howard.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the deadly shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Phoenix Police Department or call Silent Witness at either 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477).

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