Man dead, 1 detained following shooting at Phoenix adult club

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred outside of an adult club overnight.

The incident happened just before 3 a.m. near the area of 27th Avenue and McDowell Road

According to police, 23-year-old Kirk Anthony Kariker was escorted out by security staff after he was involved in an altercation inside the club.

While in the parking lot, Kariker retrieved a firearm from his vehicle and pointed it at several people. That's when a 22-year-old man also retrieved a gun and fired multiple rounds, striking Kariker. 

Kariker was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Phoenix police say the shooter stayed on scene and cooperated with officers.

No criminal charges will be filed at this time. 

 


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