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Mesa shooting results in 1 death

Daniel Christopher Westberg

On Nov. 21 at 1 a.m., Mesa police officials said there was a shooting reported at the Office Sports Bar, located at 330 S. Gilbert Road in Mesa. Mesa police responded and were told that an adult male shot another adult male outside in the parking lot. The suspect then entered the bar and asked people to call 911 stating he shot the victim outside, police said. The suspect was detained and in the course of the investigation it was determined there was probable cause to charge the suspect with one count of (ARS 13-1204.A1) aggravated assault, a Class 3 felony, police said. At the time, the victim was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his head.

On Nov. 23, the victim succumbed to his injury and on Nov. 28 the original charge of aggravated assault was amended to the new charge of (ARS 13-1104.A2) second degree murder, a Class 1 felony, police said.

The suspect is identified as 29-year-old Daniel Christopher Westberg.

The victim is identified as 42-year-old John Stewart Jr.

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