Police: Two people shot in Tempe, investigation ongoing

Posted at 2:38 PM, Sep 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-01 08:36:30-04

Police are investigating after two people were shot in Tempe Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the area of Baseline Road and McClintock Drive around 1 p.m. after receiving 911 reports. 

It’s believed that both victims were shot at a different location, however, authorities did not provide an address or additional details.

Another police incident occurred in the area of McClintock Drive and Southern Avenue. It’s unknown if these two situations are connected.

Maiya Huft, who works at a Cold Stone Creamery in the area, says her and other employees hid in the back fridge after hearing gunshots.

"I was just hoping the people wouldn't come inside and I was hoping they would leave," Huft said. "Yeah, I was just really shocked."

Both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

A man was taken into custody on a drug violation charge, Tempe police said. They're looking into his involvement in the shooting.

Stay with ABC15 News, ABC15 Mobile and for the latest updates on this developing situation.