On September 30, 2016, at approximately 9:00pm, a male entered the AM/PM, located at 25 W McKellips, with a shotgun. The suspect fired the shotgun in the store directly into the wall behind the clerk and demanded money from the register. A witness in the parking lot held the front doors closed while the suspect was trying to exit. The suspect then threatened the witness and took off running southbound on Center.
The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male in his 30's, approximately 5'10" tall and 250 lbs; possibly dark beard or facial hair, last seen wearing a yellow glove on his right hand, light gray zip up style hooded sweatshirt, dark bandana or scarf covering bottom half of face, navy blue cargo pants and black low top Converse style shoes with white sole and toe.
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- Use our online form found here – (https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtipforms/webform.aspx?id=51&AgencyID=836.) Please fill in the case number in the Case Number field under Incident Information. CASE NUMBER 20162740761
- Text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD, or
- Call our non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2.