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Suspect arrested in Maryvale triple shooting

Phoenix police have arrested a 19-year-old accused of shooting and killing one man and injuring another earlier in January.

PHOENIX — The man accused of shooting and killing an 18-year-old man and injuring two others in Maryvale has been arrested, has been according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened Wednesday night, near 80th and Indianola avenues. When officers arrived on the scene they found Aaron Joseph Hernandez, 18, dead on the scene.

Officers found a second man who had also been shot nearby. He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators determined that Hernandez and two other men were meeting with a fourth person, later identified as 19-year-old Robert Alexis Hernandez. Robert Hernandez reportedly entered the vehicle and then multiple gunshots were fired, striking and killing Aaron Joseph Hernandez.

According to police, Robert Hernandez was also injured by gunfire, and was dropped off at a local hospital for treatment.

Investigators interviewed Robert Hernandez and arrested him on several charges including 1st-degree murder. He was then booked into Maricopa County Jail.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Phoenix Police Department.

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