MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A man has been arrested after the shooting death of his girlfriend during a struggle over a gun in Mesa.
According to Mesa police, officers responded to reports of a shooting across the street from Mesa Community College near near Dobson Road and Southern Avenue. Police say officers found a woman who had been shot. The woman, 30-year-old Olga Hahne, died shortly after officers arrived. Detectives spoke to the woman's boyfriend, 34-year-old Michael Foster, who was at the scene. Foster reportedly told detectives the shooting happened during a struggle over a gun, which caused it to fire, striking Hahne.
Foster still had the gun with him at the scene, and was arrested for the prohibited possession of a weapon. Police say that the investigation is ongoing, and that detectives are waiting for additional forensic evidence. Charges over Hahne's death have not yet been determined.