Victim of a fatal shooting in north Phoenix identified

By | December 10, 2021

Stella Montes Death – Cause of Death – 38-year-old Stella Montes was identified as the victim shot to death while driving near 7th Avenue and Beardsley in north Phoenix. Authorities were called to the scene of the shooting on the 9th of December 2021 in regards to reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, they found out that a vehicle had crashed into a wall and the driver, Stella had a gunshot wound.

Montes was transported to the hospital and later died from her injuries. According to witnesses’ testimony, the victim had been driving when she was shot after a “traffic altercation.” The police have not provided a suspect vehicle description. Investigators, along with a mobile command unit, were at the scene for some time, reports said.

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