Phoenix Halloween Shooting: Suspect Apprehended, Woman Killed



A suspect, Chamille Tapia-Hernandez, 19, has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of a young woman, Alyssa Candelaria Gomez, on Halloween in Phoenix. The shooting happened inside a home with several people present at around 12:30 p.m., and Gomez later died at a hospital. Tapia-Hernandez was booked on a charge of second-degree murder, with her bail set at $1 million.

Suspect Apprehended in Phoenix Halloween Shooting Death

Phoenix police have announced the arrest of a suspect in relation to the fatal shooting of a woman on Halloween. The suspect, 19-year-old Chamille Tapia-Hernandez, was put behind bars last week.

The Crime Scene

The incident occurred just before 12:30 p.m. on October 31st. Alyssa Candelaria Gomez, 23, was shot within a residence near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road in west Phoenix. Multiple individuals were within the premise during the shooting, requiring police to secure the location to safely move Gomez to an ambulance. Gomez succumbed to her injuries at a healthcare facility. Eyewitnesses confirmed that the perpetrator had fled by the time law enforcement arrived on scene.

Investigation Result

Following an investigation, detectives identified Tapia-Hernandez as the culprit. She was arrested on November 9th and charged with second-degree murder. A judge set her bail at $1 million.

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