Tempe PD: Man Shot, Killed After Argument Over Playing Loud Music at Apartment Pool
A 20-year-old man was shot and killed this morning after an argument over loud music at a pool inside a Tempe apartment complex, police say.
Two people are currently being held for questioning in the shooting death.
Tempe Police Sergeant Jeffrey Glover tells New Times police got a call about a noise complaint at an apartment complex -- the Haven Luxury Apartments near Broadway Road and McClintock Drive -- around 2 a.m. today, which turned into a call about shots fired as officers were responding.
Glover says officers close to the scene actually heard the gunshots.
"Apparently there was a resident there that had confronted the subjects in the pool area that were playing some music, and a fight ensured," Glover says.
That fight ended with one of the people shooting the 20-year-old man who was among the people with the loud music at the pool, Glover says.
The man was treated at the scene, then transferred to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The man police believe fired the shots is currently being detained for questioning, as is another person, Glover says.
Witnesses are still being interviewed as well.
The identity of the 20-year-old man has not yet been released, as his family has not been notified, and Glover says the man was not a student at Arizona State University, which is nearby.