MCSO: Woman killed after altercation with friends in Buckeye

BUCKEYE, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning deadly shooting at a house party near Buckeye.

According to MCSO spokesperson Joaquin Enriquez, three people have been detained after a 22-year-old female was shot to death around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Enriquez said there was an altercation at a residence near 203rd Avenue and Ray Road and guns were pulled.

Two men at the party had an argument outside when the female went outside with a shotgun. Enriquez said she reportedly ran towards one of the men and he had a gun and shot her.

The woman died of a gunshot wound.

It appears everyone involved is friends, Enriquez said.

The shooting is still under investigation.


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