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PD: 4 killed, 1 in custody in Casa Grande homicide

Posted at 9:19 AM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 20:07:36-04

Officials are investigating a homicide with four victims in Casa Grande on Thursday morning. 

Police say the scene is near Pinal Avenue and McMurray Boulevard. They are asking the community to avoid the area. 

Neighbors tell KGUN9 sister station ABC15 they saw two men go into an apartment complex in the area before hearing multiple gunshots and a woman screaming. They reportedly then saw the men fleeing the complex and called 911.

Casa Grande police say, one person, a man, was found running through neighborhoods north of the scene and was taken into custody.

Three schools were placed on lockdown in the area, but those lockdowns have since been removed. 

Police say at this time, it appears to be a domestic situation and there is no reason to believe the community is in danger. 

Weapons were reportedly recovered, but police did not give further information. 

Stay with KGUN9 and for updates on this developing situation.