Public Safety

Surprise police are searching for suspect in fatal shooting

Independent Newsmedia
Posted 8/6/20

Surprise police are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect in a fatal shooting from earlier this week.

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Public Safety

Surprise police are searching for suspect in fatal shooting

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Surprise police are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect in a fatal shooting from earlier this week.

They identified Felix Omar Zapata, 44, as the suspect in a shooting from Sunday morning near 163rd Avenue and Jomax Road. Around 2 a.m., police responded to a shooting call at a residence. Upon arrival, police located three victims with gunshot wounds.

Police said one victim was pronounced dead on scene, and two others were transported to a local hospital for medical attention.

Felix Omar Zapata is described as a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Felix Omar Zapata can contact the Surprise Police at 62-222-4000, 623-222-8477, or crimetips@surpriseaz.gov. When contacting police, refer to incident No. 200800244.

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