PD: Suspect fires gun at man in Verrado

Posted at 10:06 AM, Oct 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-27 13:19:24-04

Two suspects are in custody after an armed robbery in Buckeye.

Buckeye police said they responded to the area of Court Street and Sentinel Drive in the Verrado community for a report of an armed robbery.

The victim told police he was approached in front of his house by a man who demanded his property at gunpoint. The victim said the suspect fired several rounds, but no one was injured.

According to police, the suspect took the victim’s property and fled on foot to an awaiting vehicle.

Officers were able to locate the vehicle on Interstate 10 at Verrado Way. A stop was conducted and two suspects were taken into custody. They have been identified as 30-year-old Eloy Gallegos and 32-year-old Michael Bean, both of Phoenix.

Evidence related to the incident was found in the vehicle, along with a gun.