PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a man’s shooting death that
resulted from what police were told was a scuffle.
Sgt. Steve Martos says officers were conducting a welfare check when they found
a 22-year-old man dead of gunshot wounds in a north side apartment Thursday
They identified the man on Friday as 22-year-old Christopher Winston.
According to Martos, an 18-year-old man who lives at the apartment arrived with
a friend and told police that the shooting occurred when he scuffled with
Martos says the 18-year-old man and his friend told police Winston had entered
the apartment armed with a gun and then demanded items of value.
Police say the case will be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office
for a decision on whether charges will be filed.