Published: Sat, May 20, 2017
U.S. | By Eddie Scott

Mesa Police Department: Men killed in separate homicides


Officers from the Mesa Police Department are investigating two separate homicides. The woman was treated for her injuries and released.

They say 31-year-old Jorge Alcantar was killed and a 45-year-old woman injured in a Thursday night shooting in which a male suspect is still being sought.

Four people were killed in less than half a day in suburbs east of Phoenix, police in two cities said.

The suspect and victims knew each other, according to police.

The second homicide happened at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday when officer discovered a 19-year-old man dead near Harmony Avenue and Stapley Drive.

No suspect (s) were located but police say details about a possible suspect are being investigated.

In Tempe late Thursday, police found two bodies with fatal bullet wounds in a vehicle parked in an apartment complex lot.

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