Suspect arrested after man shot to death in west Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A suspect is in custody after police say he shot and killed another man in west Phoenix earlier this week.
Just after 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a shooting near 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road. Officers found a man, since identified as 31-year-old Renato Espinoza, suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the hospital a short time later.
Following an investigation, detectives arrested 44-year-old Christopher Hernandez on Thursday night. He was booked on charges including murder and assault.
Police have not said what led up to the shooting. Video from the scene Wednesday night showed crime scene tape blocking a parking lot in the area and a small red sedan being towed away.
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