Argument turns into double shooting in Mesa

Posted at 10:33 PM, Oct 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 01:33:26-04

The Mesa Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at an apartment complex in Mesa.  

According to officials, a man in his early twenties was shot multiple times at an apartment complex near Southern Avenue and Dobson Road after an argument.

The individual was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. As of Sunday afternoon, Mesa Police say he is still in the ICU, but his exact condition is unknown.

James Williams, the suspected shooter, checked himself into a hospital later Saturday night with a gunshot wound, determined to have been from the same shooting scene when the victim returned fire. He was then taken into custody by police.

Officials believe the victim and the suspect involved in the incident know one another.

Officials do not currently have a motive for the shooting.