Police investigating deadly shooting in Mesa

Mesa Police Department
Posted at 5:55 PM, Dec 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-26 00:41:03-05

A 24-year-old man was shot to death in Mesa Friday morning, according to Mesa police.

The incident happened at an apartment complex near US 60 and Gilbert Road just after 1 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found 24-year-old Robert Gertos in his apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. Police say Gertos was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Witnesses told police a dark colored passenger car was seen fleeing from the scene right after the shooting. 

Police believe the shooting may be drug related.

If anyone has any information, please call the Mesa Police Department at (480) 644-2211 or you can remain anonymous by calling Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS (948-6377) or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477).