Police: Two arrested in April deadly double shooting in north Phoenix

Posted at 12:53 PM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 15:53:22-04

Two men have been arrested after a deadly double shooting that happened in April in north Phoenix. 

Phoenix police report that on April 26 two men were shot and killedoutside a liquor store near 35th Avenue and Greenway Road. 

Police say 24-year-old Kevin Dara Chheng and 25-year-old Solomon Isiah Banks 'sought out' the two victims to assault or kill them.

Both victims were 32-year-old men. Witnesses and video allegedly show Chheng and Banks being 'active participants' in the shootings, each pulling out a handgun during the assaults.

Banks and Chheng were located and arrested by police on Friday afternoon at Banks' home near 19th and Northern avenues.

Chheng denied being at the scene of the murders, while Banks refused to speak to police at all. Both are being held on $1,000,000 bonds for two counts of first-degree murder.

Police have given no motive for the murders.