GLENDALE, AZ — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects wanted in connection to a deadly stabbing of a 14-year-old boy in Glendale Friday night.
According to Glendale police, officers responded to a home near Grand Avenue and Bethany Home Road on reports of a fight around 11:30 p.m.
Police say three adults were reportedly fighting the boy in front of his home, when one of the suspects stabbed the teen.
The teen, identified as 14-year-old Elijah Ochoa-Gamez, was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
The suspects fled before officers arrived at the scene.
Detectives on Sunday released a description of the three suspects in hopes the public will help identify the men involved.
- Suspect #1 is described as a Caucasian or Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, curly dark brown hair, approximately 5’5”-5’7”, average build, with a possible scar under his left eye. He was seen riding a BMX style bicycle.
- Suspect #2 is described as a Caucasian male, 20-30 years old, blonde hair, light-colored goatee, 5’11”-6’, thin build, with a possible tattoo on his right arm. He was in possession of a white pit bull with spots, which was used in the attack on the boy.
- Suspect #3 is described as a Caucasian or Hispanic female, about 30 years old, dark hair, average build, with tattoos on both arms, possibly full sleeve on left arm and tattoo of a moon on the left chest.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for potential reward, or the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.
#Help us identify suspects who fatally stabbed 14yo Elijah Ochoa-Gamez in front of his home near 49/Bethany Home 11:30PM Friday night 11/8/19. Suspect description below. Anyone with any info please call @SilentwitnessAZ 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO #Reward or call GPD 623-930-3000. pic.twitter.com/QL9KM49p4z— Glendale Police (@GlendaleAZPD) November 10, 2019