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Suspect in Phoenix triple-shooting arrested on murder charge

May 28, 2020, 11:30 AM
Emeterio Rogelio Trujillo...
Emeterio Trujillo (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)
(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

PHOENIX – A suspect in a Phoenix shooting that left a teenager dead and two others injured last week has been arrested, police said Thursday.

Emeterio Rogelio Trujillo, 31, was booked Wednesday on first-degree murder, drive-by shooting and probation violation charges.

The shooting occurred about 8 p.m. on May 19 outside a convenience store at 19th and Glendale avenues, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

A 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene and two other males, ages 17 and 18, were hospitalized in stable condition.

Police said all three were standing outside the store when they were shot.

Investigators developed probable cause to arrest Trujillo, who was taken into custody near 27th Avenue and Buckeye Road, police said.

No other information was made available.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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Suspect in Phoenix triple-shooting arrested on murder charge