GLENDALE – At least three people were struck by gunfire and a suspect is in custody after a shooting Wednesday evening in the Westgate area, according to Glendale Police Department.
One victim is in critical condition and two others have non-life threatening injuries, police said Wednesday night. The suspect was not injured.
Update: there are no more reports of any active shooting. One suspect is in custody. We are shutting down the Westgate area to ensure everyone is safe. Media staging will be at Cabelas parking lot
— Glendale Police (@GlendaleAZPD) May 21, 2020
A video was shared on Twitter, supposedly of the shooter, who identifies himself as Armando “Junior” Hernandez, “The shooter of Westgate 2020.”
— 𝔸𝕕𝕣𝕚𝕒𝕟𝕒 𝔸𝕡𝕠𝕝𝕠𝕟𝕚𝕠-ℕ𝕒𝕧𝕒𝕣𝕣𝕠 (@apolonio0317) May 21, 2020
Thank you Glendale’s #FirstResponders for your quick & professional response to @Westgate_AZ.
Our thoughts & prayers are with the victims of this senseless act.@GlendaleAZPD will continue to provide the updates as details become available. https://t.co/pXMWVt0fLY
— Mayor Jerry Weiers (@MayorWeiers) May 21, 2020
Our hearts and prayers are with the individuals and families impacted tonight, as well as the first responders and police officers who are on the scene. The state is here to continue to offer its full support to the victims and to the community. https://t.co/rAxAGMPk5x
— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) May 21, 2020
I just witnessed an armed terrorist with an AR-15 shoot up Westgate. There are multiple victims.
— Sen. Martín Quezada (@SenQuezada29) May 21, 2020