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By Trevor Montgomery
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Arizona murder suspect commits suicide at Anza gas station

 

Last updated 12/20/2018 at 8:49am

Diane Sieker

Police tape surrounds the gs pumps at Anza Circle K following a shooting Wednesday, Dec. 19.

UPDATED: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 12:51 p.m.

Details are beginning to emerge after an Arizona woman wanted in connection with a Phoenix homicide reportedly committed suicide this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 19. The woman, identified as 33-year-old Fiona Luvisi, killed herself she was confronted by Riverside County sheriff’s deputies at an Anza gas station.

Deputies had received information from Phoenix Police Department that the Luvisi, was believed to be hiding somewhere in southwest Riverside County and was possibly in the Anza area.

“Phoenix Police Department in Arizona was conducting a homicide investigation,” Riverside Sheriff’s Lt. Zach Hall said of the incident. “They believed the suspect in their homicide was in the Anza area.”

“The Hemet Station Investigations Bureau set up for surveillance on who they believed the suspect in Phoenix’s homicide was, when they contacted her at the gas station, she committed suicide,” Hall said.

Riverside County Sheriff officials are now investigating the suicide, which happened at Circle K, at 56621 SR-371.

Despite rumors, officials have said no officers were directly involved in the shooting and the suicide was not preceded by a law enforcement pursuit.

Although an air ambulance was initially summoned and responded to the scene, it was not immediately known if the woman was airlifted or died at the scene.

Officials have asked area residents to avoid the area and explained their initial, on-scene investigation could take several hours.

Diane Sieker

Riverside County Sheriff Deputies are investigating a shooting at Anza Circle K, Wednesday, Dec. 19.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Diane Sieker

Writer

Riverside County Sheriffs detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Circle K in Anza Wednesday, Dec. 19.

According to the Sheriffs Department Media Information Bureau, the shooting was not officer-involved and there was no officer pursuit before the incident.

LifeFlight and Cal Fire was in position at the Anza Post Office to transport the victim whose condition is unknown at this time.

Sheriffs are advising residents to avoid the area. The investigation will take several hours and is ongoing.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

 

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