UPDATE: A 17-year-old male suspect was taken into custody on Dec. 30 by Mesa Police for the homicide that occurred below. Police officials said the juvenile stabbed two adult males that caused 19-year-old victim, Aaron Green, to sustain fatal injuries. The incident occurred over a drug debt, police said.
“At approximately 1:30 p.m. today we responded to The Moorings at Mesa Cove Apartments at 1233 N. Mesa Drive,” said Sgt. Diana Williams, a spokesperson with the Mesa Police Department. “Upon arrival, we located an adult male with life-threatening injuries in the parking lot of the apartments who was immediately transported to a local hospital.
“A couple hours later, the adult male succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased,” Williams said. “A second adult male victim was located with minor injuries. Right now, investigators are interviewing all involved individuals to locate anyone who is responsible. This incident is isolated and all parties involved are known to each other. Further details are not available as the investigation is actively ongoing.”