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1 dead, 1 injured in Avondale truck stop shooting Sunday

Pilot truck stop 99th Ave
Posted at 12:08 PM, Feb 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 07:15:36-05

AVONDALE, AZ — Police are investigating a double shooting in the West Valley that left a man dead and another injured.

At about 4:45 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Avondale Police Department responded to the Pilot truck stop near 99th Avenue and Interstate 10 for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived they located two men with apparent gunshot wounds.

Police say 19-year-old Sidney Luckett attempted to rob two other men inside the truck stop.

Luckett shot one of the victims multiple times according to Avondale police. An armed security guard intervened and stopped Luckett.

Officials say Luckett pointed his gun at the security guard during an altercation, the guard fired his gun at Luckett and struck him to end the conflict.

Luckett died at the scene. The other man was taken to a hospital in critical condition.