Police searching for suspect involved in an attempted murder in Buckeye

Jose Esteban Mendoza
Jose Esteban Mendoza(Buckeye Police Department)
Published: Mar. 23, 2022 at 5:18 AM MST
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BUCKEYE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Buckeye police are searching for a suspect they believe is involved in an attempted murder Tuesday evening.

Just before 7 p.m., police received a call about a shooting at a home near 201st Avenue and Buchanan Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found a victim who had been shot. They were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

During the early stages of their investigation, officers learned that 33-year-old Jose Esteban Mendoza was a likely suspect and left the scene in a black Dodge Charger SXT with an Arizona Phoenix Suns license plate. If you have seen Esteban or have any other information, call Buckeye police’s tip line at 623-349-6411.