Suspect arrested in fatal shooting near Interstate 17 in north Phoenix
PHOENIX — A suspect was arrested Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a man in north Phoenix, authorities said.
Robert Hernandez, 24, was booked on charges of second-degree murder and criminal trespassing in the June 8 death of 25-year-old Torry Taylor.
Officers responded to a restaurant near Interstate 17 and Bell Road and found Taylor with a gunshot wound, according to the Phoenix Police Department.
Hernandez and Taylor had a brief confrontation near the freeway access road before the shooting, police said.
Taylor died of his injuries at a hospital.
Witnesses said the suspect left the area on foot and an ensuing search at the time yielded no leads, police said.
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to called Phoenix Police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 or 480-837-8446 for Spanish.
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