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Man dies after shooting at Wild Horse Pass Casino garage

Gila River Police responded to the area around 2 a.m. and heard gunshots from the parking structure.
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CHANDLER, Ariz. — An overnight shooting inside the Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass parking garage left one man dead.

Gila River Police responded to the area around 2 a.m. Thursday and heard gunshots from the parking structure.

When officers reached the third floor, police say they saw a man lying on the ground, later identified as 52-year-old Phillip Bachelder, with multiple gunshot wounds and another man shooting at a woman who was running away.

The suspect has been identified as 37-year-old Jonathan Lorenz, according to police.

Police say the officers immediately starting shooting at the suspect, who then fired back, but no one was hurt in the exchange.

After a short chase, police arrested the suspect.

The woman and two officers involved were not injured.

Investigators believe that the suspect and two victims knew each other before the incident and are not from the Gila River Indian Community.

Lorenz is being charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.