Shooting at Phoenix graduation party leaves 1 man dead, 2 women hospitalized

A witness tells Arizona's Family that 30 to 40 people were at a graduation party outside a Phoenix home when a gray vehicle drove up and start shooting.
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 10:12 PM MST|Updated: May. 26, 2023 at 1:33 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A man is dead and two women are hospitalized after a shooting broke out at a Phoenix home Thursday night. Shortly after 9 p.m., officers were called out to a home near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road. Police arrived and found a man and two woman shot. They were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries where the man, since identified as Felix Espino-Garcia, later died. Police say the women suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A witness told Arizona’s Family that around 30 to 40 people were in front of the house for a graduation party when a gray vehicle rolled up and started shooting several rounds. At this time, Police haven’t released any information about possible suspects, but are asking anyone with information to come forward and call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

Editor’s Note: Police incorrectly identified the two hospitalized victims as a man and a woman. On Friday, they clarified that two women were hospitalized.