Woman dead, another hurt after Phoenix shooting

Posted at 4:57 AM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-03 15:49:56-04

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at a west Phoenix home overnight. 

According to information from the scene near 99th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road, one woman was taken from the home with extremely critical injuries. Another woman was shot and killed.

Phoenix police say the women were shot by a known suspect -- a man who is in a relationship with one of the women. Police have identified him as 44-year-old Jorge Valerio. 

The victim who has killed in the shooting has been identified as 55-year-old Maria Castillo. 

Three kids between the ages of 9 and 15 were in the home at the time, but police say they are safe. 

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