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Police searching for suspect in Laveen casino shooting
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Police searching for suspect in Laveen casino shooting

LAVEEN, Ariz. — The Gila River Police Department is still looking for a man involved in a shooting at a Laveen casino Fri.

Phoenix police arrested one man suspected of firing a gun outside of Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino, but another suspect is on the loose.

In a press release, Gila PD says their Criminal Investigations Bureau is following up on leads to identify the last outstanding suspect. He is described as a thin African American male, 5 feet 10 inches to feet tall. He is around 24 to 28 years old with short hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and black shoes.

On Friday night, Phoenix police officers took one suspect into custody at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino spokeswoman Melody Hudson said nobody was hurt in the incident. Hudson says two guests got into an argument in the parking lot, and one shot into the air. She says they were not staying at the hotel but were reportedly at the casino earlier in the day.

The casino was forced to close temporarily while police investigated.

If you have any information on the suspect, please contact the Gila River Police Department at (520) 562-1855 or 911. He is considered armed and dangerous.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.