MARICOPA, Ariz. — Authorities have identified an employee of a grain
business in the Pinal County community of Maricopa who was found fatally shot.
Police say the shooting of 26-year-old Orlando Requena of Casa Grande was
reported early Tuesday morning.
Officers initially responded to a call about shots fired. They arrived at
Arizona Grain to find Requena suffering from gunshot wounds. He was found in the
off-load area along with several shell casings.
Requena was pronounced dead at the scene. He had worked at the company for two
Police say Requena appears to have been targeted for unknown reasons.
The police department and the Pinal County Attorney’s Office are asking the
public to report any vehicles seen parked on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway near
Arizona Grain around the time of the shooting.