Police Search for 17-year-old Suspected of Shooting and Killing Cousin in Phoenix

On Tuesday, a person was shot and killed in front of a Budget Lodge hotel in Phoenix. Police have found a suspect in the case.

Police say that just before 3:30 p.m., they got an emergency call about a shooting in front of a hotel room and went to the area of Dunlap Avenue and Black Canyon Highway. When they got there, 18-year-old Elijah Johnson was lying on the ground and had been shot.

Sir Amir Williamson, Johnson’s 17-year-old cousin, was named by the police as the suspect on Wednesday.

Police say that detectives found out that Williamson and Johnson had a verbal fight in one of the motel rooms before the killing. Before the cops arrived, he left the area.

The tweet below confirms the news:

Phoenix police asked anyone with knowledge to call them at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO (for Spanish) or Silent Witness if they want to stay anonymous.

The police said that the 17-year-old was risky and armed.

Get ahead of the curve by accessing breaking news and insightful articles on californiaexaminer.net – start exploring today!

Click on the following links for more news from the California Examiner:

Scroll to Top