Teen identified after being shot to death at apartment complex in Mesa

No suspects have been identified after 14-year-old Joshua Ybarra was shot and killed.
Published: Apr. 12, 2023 at 5:48 AM MST|Updated: Apr. 12, 2023 at 10:14 AM MST
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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A teenage boy is dead after a shooting occurred in Mesa Tuesday night. He’s since been identified as 14-year-old Joshua Ybarra.

Mesa Police Detective Brandi George says the shooting occurred just before 8:30 p.m. at The Tides on Gilbert East apartment complex near Gilbert Road and Main Street. At the scene, they found Ybarra, who had been shot. The teen was rushed to the hospital where he later died. Officers say the suspect took off and investigators were looking at multiple areas where shots were fired. Anyone with information is asked to call the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211.