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

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.

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.

Woman Found Dead Following Saturday Crown Point House Fire

CROWN POINT, IN. (THECOUNT) — A dead woman was discovered inside a house following a fire that broke out in on Trenton St in Crown Point, Indiana, on Saturday, police say.

The fire started around noon in a home at 754 Trenton St., Crown Point police Chief Pete Land said.

When firefighters arrived on scene, the rear of the house was engulfed in flames. While searching the home after putting out the fire, investigators found the woman’s body in the living room, reports NWITimes.

The Lake County coroner was summoned and the cause of death is unknown at this time, officials said.


Geo quick facts: Crown Point is a city in and the county seat of Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 27,317 at the 2010 census. The city was incorporated in 1868. On October 31, 1834, Solon Robinson and his family became the first settlers to an area that later became Crown Point – Wikipedia.