Tempe high school student, 20-year-old found shot dead in a car

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Police have released the names of a man and teenage boy who were found fatally shot inside a car in a Tempe apartment complex parking lot.

They say the victims are 20-year-old DeSean Estrada and 16-year-old Kayon Williams.

Police say one victim was in the driver's seat and the other in the front passenger seat.

They say the shooting doesn't appear to be a random act of violence and no suspect or suspects have been identified.

Tempe Union High School District officials said Thursday that Williams was a junior at McClintock High School and "was well liked by everyone who knew him."

Police say officers responding to a call about gunfire around 11:15 p.m. Thursday found the victims in the car that had its engine still running.

Tempe police is asking the public to come forward with any information related to Estrada’s and Williams’ death. If anyone witnessed the incident or has information, contact the Tempe PD at 480-350-8311, or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.

Read Tempe Union High School District’s full statement regarding the death of Williams:

Our hearts are broken at the news of the tragic loss of two young lives. McClintock Junior Kayon Williams was well-liked by everyone who knew him. He has been described as funny and loved to make people laugh. The entire McClintock family is devastated by his death. As always, enough cannot be said about the professionalism and dedication of the Tempe Police Department and we appreciate their efforts on this matter. We ask for time and space needed by students and staff to mourn this loss. We hope that anyone with information about this crime will immediately contact Tempe Police.

© 2017 Associated Press


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