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Mesa police searching for 20yo man in Circle K murder near Gilbert and McKellips

Adam Gomez
Posted at 5:56 AM, Apr 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 10:32:33-04

MESA, AZ — Mesa police are searching for a suspected killer after a man was shot and killed at a gas station.

At about 3:30 a.m. April 27, police were called to the Circle K near Gilbert and McKellips roads for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a man who had been shot while in the driver's seat of his truck, parked next to gas pumps in the lot.

The victim was identified as 30-year-old Jose Gutierrez of Mesa. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Monday, May 2, Mesa police announced they are looking for 20-year-old Adam Gomez as a person of interest in the case.

Police said Gomez should be considered armed and dangerous.

If located do not approach and immediately contact law enforcement at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377).