MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Police say one man is dead and another is in the hospital after a shooting inside a Mesa pizza restaurant on Wednesday evening. Another man inside the restaurant was also injured by shrapnel. Just before 5 p.m., officers received several 911 calls about shots fired from inside the Desert Peaks Pizza & Grille near Recker and McKellips roads.
Officers arrived at a restaurant that was full of people, and some ushered officers inside. Det. Robert Encinas with Mesa police says officers found one man dead at the scene, while the other was rushed to the hospital. The third hit by shrapnel didn’t need to be hospitalized.
Officers are still working on learning what led up to the shooting but say it wasn’t a random attack. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. The investigation is ongoing.
Copyright 2022 KTVK/KPHO. All rights reserved.