Suspect arrested after shooting, killing Glendale man in parking lot

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 21:18:47-04

Police have arrested a man who they believe shot and killed a 28-year-old man in Glendale on June 11. 

According to the Glendale Police Department, around 1:15 a.m. there were calls of a shooting near 71st and Glendale avenues. Fire officials found Xavier Flores in a parking lot with a single shotgun wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Information provided to police revealed Flores was in a verbal argument with Alejando Flores-Armenta, 23, in the parking lot when he was shot by Flores-Armenta who then fled in a black sedan. 

On June 14, police arrested Flores-Armenta in connection to Flores' death; he faces a 2nd degree murder charge. 

The motive for the shooting is unknown.