Teen arrested after 18-year-old man fatally shot in Gilbert
Jun 20, 2023, 2:00 PM
PHOENIX — A teenager was arrested in connection to the death of an 18-year-old man in Gilbert over the weekend, authorities said.
The juvenile, whose name is not being released at this time, was booked on multiple charges, including one count of second-degree murder, one count of unlawful discharge of a firearm and three counts of endangerment.
He was booked into the Durango Juvenile Detention Facility, the Gilbert Police Department said.
Officers responded to a shooting call shortly after midnight on Sunday and found 18-year-old Jacob Carlson, who had been shot in his chest and upper torso after an altercation in the backyard of a small house party.
Carlson was taken to a hospital, where he died.
The teen was arrested following an extensive analysis of collected evidence, police said.