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Suspect in west Phoenix hotel double homicide in custody

Posted at 6:53 AM, Jul 30, 2022

PHOENIX — The suspect in a double shooting Thursday at a west Phoenix hotel was arrested early Saturday morning.

Police say 33-year-old Jose Inchaurriga Ruacho was found in the area of 27th Avenue and Thomas Road around 2:30 a.m.

It is currently unknown what led to his arrest.

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They previously said they first got the report of shots fired at a hotel near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road around 9:15 Thursday morning.

When officers arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities had been looking for a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck. The vehicle had been spotted in security footage police provided after the homicide.

Specific charges in this incident have not yet been released.