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Westgate Shooting: 2 Injured, 1 Suspect In Custody

Westgate Sopping Complex , Glendale

GLENDALE, AZ — Two people were injured and a suspect is in custody after a shooting at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale (Arizona) on Wednesday night, according to police.

Glendale Police have advised people to stay out of the #Westgate area. As per preliminary info there were at least two persons struck by gunfire and one person is in custody. Police further updated about 4 hours ago there are no more reports of any active shooting. They are shutting down the Westgate area to ensure everyone is safe.

The suspect, who has not yet been identified, was not believed to have been injured in the shooting nor while being taken into custody.

The shooting was confirmed by police shortly before 8 p.m. A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

State Sen. Martin Quezada took to Twitter to write, “I just witnessed an armed terrorist with an AR-15 shoot up Westgate. There are multiple victims.”

“I saw 2 victims with my own eyes. Not sure how many others I saw the shooter. Being told not to say anything else about details ’til I speak to police. I’m ok. Lots of shaken up people.” He added.