AZ Man Armando Hernandez ID’d As Suspect In Glendale Westgate Shooting Broadcast On Snapchat

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MARICOPA, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Armando Hernandez, of Peoria, Arizona, has been identified as the suspect in a Wednesday night shooting at a Glendale entertainment complex.

Hernandez, 20, is accused of shooting three people at the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale Wednesday night.


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According to reports, one victim is in critical condition, the other two suffered non-life threatening injuries. All are expected to survive.

The incident occurred around 7:25 p.m. at the popular Glendale gathering area. Glendale is located just outside Phoenix.

Westgate is described as a, “Sprawling shopping complex with national retailers, restaurants & live music on weekends.” The complex is located at, 6751 N Sunset Blvd in Glendale.

Reports on social media say Hernandez was filming a Snapchat video as he conducted the shooting. Police advised people not to share it.

AZ State Senator Martín Quezada claimed on Twitter to have witnessed the shooting:

The involved victims have not been identified.

Officials have not released a motive at this time.


Geo quick facts: Maricopa County is located in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated its population was 4,410,824 as of 2018, making it the state’s most populous county, and the fourth-most populous in the United States, containing more than half the population of Arizona – Wikipedia.

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