FLAGSTAFF, AZ (The Arizona Daily Sun) – Flagstaff police have made an arrest in the shooting death at Hal Jensen Recreation Center in Sunnyside on Friday.
Police arrested and charged Fernando Enriquez, 15, of Flagstaff Tuesday night with homicide. He is accused of killing Flagstaff resident Jacob M. Allen, 20, who was shot and killed in the men’s bathroom of the rec center.
Enriquez is being charged as an adult and was booked into Coconino County Jail.
Enriquez, whose name was not made public in earlier reports, was also shot during the incident. Police said he fled the scene but was identified and taken to Flagstaff Medical Center. He arrested directly after his release from FMC.
Allen was found by rec center staff, who immediately began unsuccessful lifesaving attempts before the arrival of police and emergency personnel.
Police have confirmed that two firearms were involved in the incident, but only one has been found. Police have not publicly identified the owner of the found handgun and are asking for assistance in finding the second firearm.
The police report did not state the reason for the shooting or why Allen and Enriquez were in the bathroom at the same time. However, police have confirmed that the crime was not a random act and no further suspects are being sought.