1 dead, 2 hurt in Phoenix triple shooting; suspect arrested: PD

PHOENIX - A triple shooting on Monday afternoon at an apartment complex in Phoenix left one person dead and two others hurt, including the suspect, police said.

The shooting happened near 45th Avenue and Thomas Road around 2:15 p.m. on March 18.

When officers got to the scene, they found a man who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The man was initially not identified, but Phoenix Police said he was later determined to be the suspect.

Inside an apartment, 17-year-old Arlandis West Jr., and a teenage girl were both found shot. West Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene and the girl was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She was not identified.

"Preliminary information regarding this shooting suggests that the adult male suspect confronted the victim about a disagreement," police said. "This confrontation resulted in a fight and then an exchange of gunfire resulting in the three involved being shot."

Police say the suspect, 18-year-old Brazion Sheppard, was booked into jail after he was released from the hospital. He is accused of first-degree murder, burglary and assault. He is being held on a $1.25 million bond.

<div>Brazion Sheppard</div>
Brazion Sheppard

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