Glendale Shooting - 45th Avenue and Olive Avenue

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is investigating after a Glendale homeowner shot and killed a man trying to open his front door.

The incident happened Thursday evening near 45th Avenue and Olive.

Glendale Police Sgt. David Vidaure said the 51-year-old homeowner confronted 23-year-old Benny Garcia as he was trying to get in.

Vidaure said a fight ensued and the homeowner shot Garcia who was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police say all people involved are currently speaking with officers and the investigation is ongoing.

Viduare said a neighbor told police similar activity had taken place at his home prior to the shooting.


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