MCSO: 22-year-old Joseph Gonzales wanted in connection to Youngtown shooting

YOUNGTOWN, AZ - Authorities are looking for a 22-year-old man in connection to a weekend shooting near a hotel in Youngtown, Ariz.

Police said 22-year-old Joseph Gonzales was last seen leaving the parking lot of a Best Western hotel near the US 60 and 111th Avenue on Saturday evening, said Christopher Hegstrom, spokesman for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

Gonzales is considered to be "armed and dangerous," he said.

Authorities said one man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the hotel. Gonzales was last seen driving a silver or grey Nissan Maxima or Altima.

Gonzales is described as a black/Hispanic mix, 6 feet tall and 160 pounds, according to an emailed release.

Anyone with information should call the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office at 602-876-1011.

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