ARIZONA NEWS

Victim dies 2 weeks after Phoenix shooting; police still searching for man identified as suspect

Apr 11, 2024, 10:02 AM | Updated: 10:10 am

Split image of a face shot and wider angle full-body photo of Xavier Hughley, who is wanted in conn...

Xavier Hughley is wanted in connection with a deadly March 27, 2024, shooting in west Phoenix. (Silent Witness Photos)

(Silent Witness Photos)

PHOENIX – A woman died on Tuesday after getting shot in west Phoenix last month, and police are still trying to find the man they believe pulled the trigger.

The suspect, 30-year-old Xavier Hughley, is wanted for a March 27 shooting at a residence near 67th Avenue and Osborn Road, between Indian School and Thomas roads, the Phoenix Police Department said.

Officers responded to the scene around 9:25 p.m. and found a woman inside with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Amanda George, 43, died of her injuries two weeks later, police announced Thursday.

Reward offered in Phoenix shooting case

Detectives have identified Hughley as the suspect and are asking the community for help locating him.

Hughley is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is known to spend time in the area along McDowell Road between 51st and 83rd avenues.

Anybody with information about the case is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish. Callers can remain anonymous, and tips that lead to an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

This is an updated version of a story originally published April 1, 2024.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

File photo of a Phoenix Police SUV parked next to yellow crime scene tape. Police responded to rPol...

KTAR.com

Woman killed, man injured in crash in north Phoenix

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a two-vehicle collision in north Phoenix on Wednesday afternoon.

6 hours ago

Honduran woman sentenced to over 10 years for human smuggling...

Nick Borgia

Leader of Arizona human smuggling operation sentenced to 10 years in prison

A Honduran woman was sentenced to 10 years of prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to human smuggling, authorities said.

7 hours ago

Four Republican candidates looking to unseat Greg Stanton in Arizona Congressional District 4 debat...

KTAR.com

Watch: Arizona Congressional District 4 Republican primary debate

Four Republican candidates looking to unseat Greg Stanton in Arizona Congressional District 4 debate on May 29 ahead of the primary.

10 hours ago

Aliyah Alpert was eliminated in the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 29, 2024...

Danny Shapiro

Arizona girl bows out in semifinals of Scripps National Spelling Bee

An Arizona girl was close to her second Scripps National Spelling Bee finals appearance, but she fell just short on Wednesday.

11 hours ago

Alexander Jr.'s sentencing will be held on August 14, 2024....

KTAR.com

Tennessee man convicted on sex trafficking charges after arrest in Arizona

A Tennessee man was convicted on sex trafficking charges after he was arrested in Arizona, authorities said Wednesday. 

12 hours ago

Scottsdale fatal DUI suspect Gloria Schulze disappeared from Scottsdale for more than 20 years. (Sc...

Danny Shapiro

Here’s why a 30-year-old fatal Scottsdale DUI case has come to a conclusion

A 30-year-old fatal Scottsdale DUI case has come to a close after detectives determined last month a suspect who had been on the run and changed her name died in Canada.

13 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

Desert Institute for Spine Care is the place for weekend warriors to fix their back pain

Spring has sprung and nothing is better than March in Arizona. The temperatures are perfect and with the beautiful weather, Arizona has become a hotbed for hikers, runners, golfers, pickleball players and all types of weekend warriors.

...

Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinics: transforming health care in the valley

Midwestern University, long a fixture of comprehensive health care education in the West Valley, is also a recognized leader in community health care.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.

Victim dies 2 weeks after Phoenix shooting; police still searching for man identified as suspect