Tomas Andrew Hernandez identified as suspect in deadly party homicide

PHOENIX - A suspect has been identified following a shooting that left one man dead in his apartment at 67th Avenue and Indian School Road early Sunday.

Phoenix police are currently searching for Tomas Andrew Hernandez, 26, who they suspect was involved in the shooting death of 22-year-old Jacob Chavez at a party.

According to reports on Sunday, Chavez opened his apartment door during a party that took place around 4:30 a.m. Someone came to the door, a fight ensued and Chavez was shot.

Police allege that Hernandez fled the scene of the homicide and is considered armed and dangerous.

He may be wearing glasses as shown in the photo above.

Anyone with information is urged to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or Phoenix Police Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141.


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