PHOENIX — Four men detained by authorities as part of a large-scale drug
investigation have been implicated in a double shooting in Phoenix late last
Phoenix police and Homeland Security Investigations agents served federal
search warrants Wednesday at two Phoenix homes.
They were targeting people allegedly involved in narcotic trafficking who also
were considered investigative leads in a July 30 shooting.
Rifles and handguns were seized along with substantial amounts of illegal
During interviews with the people who were detained, authorities say
information was obtained that implicated four of them in a non-fatal double
shooting at an apartment.
Police say 19-year-old Kayonte Scott, 20-year-old Jonathan Mejinez-Sanchez,
22-year-old Jovanny Andrade and 18-year-old Bruno Brizuela are being held on
suspicion of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, shooting into an occupied
structure and burglary.