2 Men Fatally Shot After Alleged West Phoenix Home Invasion

PHOENIX (AP) — Two men were fatally shot in west Phoenix early Sunday after an alleged home invasion, according to authorities.

Phoenix police said officers were called to the scene around 7:45 a.m. and found two men who were wounded.

The two were rushed to separate hospitals where they both died from their injuries.

Police have identified the men as 20-year-old Jairo Perez and 24-year-old Jose Gutierrez.

According to police, three people at the scene gave self-defense statements that Perez and Gutierrez were trying to break into the house.

It will up to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to determine if any charges will be filed in the fatal shooting, police said.