Man in surgery after being shot during an argument in Mesa, police say
MESA, AZ – A man is in surgery after being shot during an argument with another man in Mesa on Thursday night.
According to Mesa police, officers responded to the area of University and Gilbert roads on reports of two men arguing. Police say the argument escalated into a physical fight, during which at one point, one of the men pulled a handgun and shot the other.
The man who was shot was taken to a hospital and is undergoing surgery. The extent of his injuries or condition was not immediately available.
The suspect was detained and taken into custody.
Police say the motive for the shooting is unknown, but say that the two men involved are associates.
An investigation is ongoing.
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