Two people shot, injured on West Greasewood, Apache Junction police say

Two people shot with one bullet May 16 in Apache Junction were taken to area hospitals for treatment and are in stable condition, police said.

Apache Junction Police Department was called at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday to a reported gunshot victim in the 2200 block of West Greasewood in Apache Junction.

“AJPD officers discovered that a 31-year-old male, Brandon Cook, and a 37-year-old female, Annette Mizell, were involved in a domestic dispute,” Rob McDaniel, AJPD’s community resource coordinator, said in a release.

“The female‚Äôs 75-year-old father, Dan Mizell, intervened, discharging a firearm, striking Cook in the chest. The discharged round traveled through Cook and then struck Annette Mizell in the neck,” he said.

The victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Both subjects are listed in stable condition, he said in the release.

Dan Mizell was transported to the Pinal County Detention Center in Florence for an initial appearance and charged initially with aggravated assault and endangerment, Mr. McDaniel said in the release.

The public is reminded that all persons are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law, according to the release.

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