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20-year-old male from Goodyear killed after shooting outside Circle K in Peoria

The four involved subjects left the convenience store in a dark blue Toyota Sequoia, which was later recovered.

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On February 26, at approximately 5:34 PM, Peoria Police responded to the report of a shooting at the Circle K located at 28460 N. Vistancia Blvd. The caller reported they heard a gunshot from the parking lot, and observed a male subject run into the convenience store who had been shot.

Officers arrived on scene and located a male laying on the floor inside the convenience store with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The victim, a 20-year-old male from Goodyear, Arizona died from his injuries at the hospital.

Preliminary information shows five male subjects arrived together in a vehicle at the convenience store near the gas pumps area. Two male subjects along with the victim exited the vehicle. An altercation took place, and one of the male subjects shot the victim.

The four involved subjects left the convenience store in a dark blue Toyota Sequoia, which was later recovered.

This is an active investigation and our detectives are working diligently to identify and locate these subjects. At this time, no arrests have been made. We appreciate everyone’s patience as we conduct our investigation.

If anyone has additional information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Peoria Police Department Tip Phone Line at (623) 773-7045 or Silent Witness (480-WITNESS).


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