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Police Arrest Suspected Shooter
Lieutenant Michael Pooley
On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at approximately 10:30 PM Tempe Police Officers responded to 615 S. Hardy Dr. Tempe in reference to a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound who was then transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Officers immediately began searching for the suspect who had fled on foot.
While officers were in the area of 5th St. and Beck Ave. the suspect, 23 year old Jordan Corral (DOB:11/28/1990) approached them and stated he was the one police were looking for. Corral was taken into custody and later arrested for Aggravated Assault and Endangerment.
The altercation began as the victim, who was walking his dog was confronted by Jordan Corral. During the altercation, Corral took out a handgun and shot the victim one time. The victim is expected to live.