2 arrested for April armed robbery in which Good Samaritan was shot in the neck

PHOENIX - Two people have been arrested for shooting a woman and then a man who came to her aid during an attempted robbery last April.

Phoenix police say Jasmine Greer, 21, arranged to meet the 21-year-old female victim to sell her a vehicle and they met near 48th Street and Thomas Road to complete the deal.

Police say Greer allegedly worked with a relative, 24-year-old Dwayne Phelps, to rob the victim of the money she was expected to have with her.

The victim refused to give the money and her cell phone to Phelps, a struggle took place and the victim was shot.

In the meantime, a 32-year-old man who had been bicycling in the area saw the struggle, tried to intervene and was also shot.

Police say that since then they developed a case to arrest Greer in October for conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

Detectives learned on December 31 that a suspect known only as "Squeaky" was possibly related to Greer and were eventually able to identify Phelps as "Squeaky."

During a photo lineup with the attempted robbery victim on January 3, police say the she was able to identify Phelps as the person who tried to rob her.

Phelps was located later in the day and booked into jail on one count of attempted armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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