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Police encounter ‘chaotic scene’ after fatal shooting in Phoenix

Apr 25, 2022, 9:30 AM
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PHOENIX – Officers encountered a “chaotic scene” on Sunday night after arriving at a Phoenix apartment complex where two people had been shot, one fatally, authorities said.

Phoenix Police responded to a shooting call near 27th and Glendale avenues around 11:15 p.m. and found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds.

“Officers experienced a chaotic scene as multiple onlookers were yelling and ignoring officers’ commands,” Sgt. Philip Krynsky said in a press release Monday.

After police secured the scene, the Phoenix Fire Department arrived and pronounced the woman dead. She was identified as 43-year-old Tokeita Renee Johnson.

The wounded man, whose identity wasn’t released, was taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Homicide detectives arrived to interview witnesses and collect evidence. No arrests were made, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anybody with information about the case was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or, to remain anonymous, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.

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