Phoenix police announced a $2,000 reward for information
leading to the arrest of Turrail Lighfoot, who police have identified as the
suspect in an August 2022 shooting that killed one woman and injured another.
Lightfoot is being sought in the murder of 37-year-old
Latoya Davis, that took place at the intersection of 25th and Adams streets
on August 25, last year. Davis and the other woman, Alicia Crosby, were taken
to a hospital by ambulance following the shooting. Davis was declared dead
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Who is Turrail Lightfoot?
Lightfoot fled to Lincoln, Nebraska, the day after shooting
the two victims, according to police. He is 44 years old. A warrant was issued
for his arrest on alleged charges of homicide and aggravated assault, the
Phoenix police said in a tweet.
Charges against Lightfoot were submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in October 2022 and Lightfoot has remained an outstanding suspect since, said Phoenix police Sergeant Melissa Soliz.
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The shooting happened around 9.20 pm on August 25, when Lightfoot allegedly fired on Latoya Davis and Alicia Crosby at the intersection of 25th and Adams streets.
He is described as feet tall and weighs approximately 175 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. It’s unclear how the suspect knew the victims or what may have led up to the shooting.
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However, the police did not disclose any additional information regarding the shooting or how police linked Lightfoot to the incident as it remained under investigation, according to Soliz.
Phoenix police are asking the public to support the search offering a $2,000 reward for information, saying “it pays to fight crime” in the Wednesday morning tweet. The public is encouraged to contact Silent Witness Arizona at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish speakers.