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Police arrest man suspected of shooting, running over victim in Phoenix

Jun 2, 2022, 7:07 AM

Amani Kheirollah (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)...

Amani Kheirollah (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

PHOENIX – A suspect in the violent death of a man in a Phoenix parking lot was arrested this week without incident, authorities said.

Amani Kheirollah, 27, was booked Tuesday on one count of second-degree murder, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

He also was booked on one count each of drug offenses and violating probation.

Kheirollah is accused of shooting John Kearns, 56, then running over him at a strip mall near 51st Avenue and Indian School Road on Sunday.

Police said witnesses to the 3:15 p.m. attack told them enough to help investigators develop probable cause to take Kheirollah into custody.

Kearns was taken to a hospital, where he died.

No other details were made available.

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Police arrest man suspected of shooting, running over victim in Phoenix