New details in deadly double shooting in Maryvale

Posted at 12:04 PM, Jun 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-23 15:04:48-04

Police say two people were shot, one fatally, outside of a home in west Phoenix on June 16.

Court records show that police responded to a home near 55th and Clarendon avenues before 5 a.m. where an argument lead to one woman being shot in the face and another man shot and killed while in a car with his two children.

Police report that 25-year-old Isaiah McClure got into an argument with a woman because he wanted her to take his girlfriend home. He had been arguing with her as well. The girlfriend heard the commotion outside the home and went out to talk with the woman,  who reportedly told her that McClure attacked her. McClure then returned from insiode the house and shot the woman in the face in front of his girlfriend.

Meanwhile the victim's husband, 22-year-old Edsgardo Cota, was on the phone with 911 when he told the operator that he was hit in the face with brass knuckles. on the 911 recording Cota can be heard saying that 'he just wanted to leave', then also saying "Hey bro, I've got my kids with me, bro." Cota then reports, "My wife just got shot," right before being shot himself.  

In the back seat of the car with Cota were his two children ages 3 and 5, both were unharmed.

The woman was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

McClure is being held on a $1 million bond on charges of attempted first degree murder and first degree murder.