PD: William Locke dies after shot by roommate Gary McGill in N. Phoenix

PHOENIX - Police say a man who was shot by his roommate while moving out of their north Phoenix apartment Sunday night has died.

According to Phoenix police Officer James Holmes, the shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. near Cactus Road and 43rd Avenue.

Officers found 47-year-old William Locke unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound in his vehicle, Holmes said.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

After an investigation, police reportedly determined Locke was in the process of moving out when he and his roommate, 47-year-old Gary McGill, got into an altercation.

McGill obtained a handgun at some point and shot Locke, according to Holmes. The investigation indicates the argument was over money.

Print this article Back to Top