On July 18, 2017, Mesa Police responded to 623 E Kino in Mesa, AZ
reference a shooting call.
Officers arrived and located a 17-year-old female with a gunshot wound. She was
transported to the hospital for treatment where her injuries were determined to be
fatal. The suspect remained at the scene and was identified as 19-year-old Luis
Angel Gonzalez. Luis stated he was picking up his gun and looking at it prior to
placing it in his pocket when he accidentally fired the gun striking the victim. Due to
the victim being a juvenile we will not be releasing any further identifying information
for her. Luis stated the victim is his girlfriend.
Luis was interviewed and ultimately placed under arrest and charged with one count
of 13-1102A Negligent Homicide.