Two arrested in killing of man on Tempe’s Mill Avenue

Dec 5, 2014, 12:34 PM | Updated: 12:35 pm

PHOENIX — Two suspects were arrested Thursday in New Mexico on suspicion of killing a man on Tempe’s Mill Avenue, a popular destination near Arizona State University.

Tempe police said 21-year-old Errun Scroggins was shot several times Nov. 28 after arguing with Dean Blissett and Robreana White in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy at the corner of University Drive and Mill Avenue. Scroggins was in his car when he was allegedly shot by Blissett. He passed out while trying to drive away.

Scroggins was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Blissett and White fled the scene and were apprehended in Alamogordo, New Mexico by a team of police and U.S. marshals.

Blissett, 19, was charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, discharging a firearm at a structure, participation in a criminal syndicate, illegal control of an enterprise and transporting persons for prostitution.

White, 18, was charged with illegal control of an enterprise.

We want to hear from you.

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

Arizona News

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

Suspect arrested after man fatally shot at Phoenix gas station

A man allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of a man at a Phoenix gas station was arrested Saturday.
13 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...

Detectives investigating fatal hit-and-run with pedestrian in wheelchair in Goodyear

A woman in a wheelchair died after she was struck by a vehicle in Goodyear Saturday evening, authorities said.
13 hours ago
(City of Peoria Photo)...
Audrey Jensen/Phoenix Business Journal

Peoria approves tax incentive agreement with mixed-use project developer

Peoria moved forward with what could be the final development agreement needed for a new mixed-use office project called Stadium Point.
13 hours ago
Follow @KTAR923...

Downtown Chandler hosts life-sized holiday treats display ‘Sugarland’

Downtown Chandler kicked off the holiday season with an interactive Christmas display filled with life-sized treats on Saturday.
13 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

Police arrest suspect in stabbing death of 33-year-old man in Phoenix

Police arrested and charged a man with murder in the stabbing death of a 33-year-old man in Phoenix late Saturday, authorities said.
2 days ago
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

Man taken to hospital by family after being shot in Phoenix dies

A 33-year-old man who was taken to a hospital by family members Friday night after being shot in Phoenix has died.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet edges out cable for everyday use

In a world where technology drives so much of our daily lives, a lack of high-speed internet can be a major issue.
(Photo via MLB's Arizona Fall League / Twitter)...
Arizona Fall League

Top prospects to watch at this year’s Arizona Fall League

One of the most exciting elements of the MLB offseason is the Arizona Fall League, which began its 30th season Monday.
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Here are 4 signs the HVAC unit needs to be replaced

Pool renovations and kitchen upgrades may seem enticing, but at the forefront of these investments arguably should be what residents use the most. In a state where summertime is sweltering, access to a functioning HVAC unit can be critical.
Two arrested in killing of man on Tempe’s Mill Avenue