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Woman shot inside Tempe's Zuma bar on Mill Avenue, suspect arrested

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Posted at 6:43 AM, Jun 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-12 23:37:25-04

TEMPE, AZ — The Tempe Police Department is investigating a shooting at the crowded nightlife district of Mill Avenue near University Drive.

Police were called to Zuma Grill, a popular college bar, just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday for reports of a shooting.

Shots fired on Mill Avenue in Tempe

While on scene police learned a man, later identified as 22-year-old Lazerik Winfield, fired two shots while inside the bar. He attempted to flee the scene but was detained by a security guard, from Zuma Grill, until police arrived.

A woman was shot in the leg, and then taken to a hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive.

Police say two other women received minor injuries from bullet fragments.

Winfield was arrested and is being booked into jail for aggravated assault, according to Tempe PD.

An investigation remains ongoing.