Authorities continue to search for suspect in Old Town Scottsdale shooting

Posted at 3:43 PM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-23 18:51:39-04

Authorities are releasing more information about a shooting at an Old Town Scottsdale nightclub early Sunday morning.

Around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Maya Day and Nightclub near Camelback Road and Drinkwater Boulevard after receiving reports of a shooting. 

According to police, two men were involved in an altercation and at some point, one of the men took out a handgun and shot the victim once. 

The suspect fled the scene after the incident occurred and remains outstanding.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK. No other injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as being African American, about 6’2”, medium build with medium length dreadlocks. He was believed to be wearing a red shirt and white pants.

The investigation remains ongoing and no additional details have been released.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect’s whereabouts is urged to call the Scottsdale Police Department.