Arizona Man Kills Roommate Over Music Choice

MESA, AZ — A man has been arrested after he shot and killed his roommate over the choice of music they were listening to in their Mesa home.

Mesa police said officers were sent to an apartment complex near Ellsworth and Baseline roads on Dec. 14 for a reported shooting.

Officers found 41-year-old Sheldon Sturgill who told officers he shot his roommate and left him in the bathroom.

Sturgill told police he got into an argument with his roommate which escalated to punches being thrown.

Sturgill allegedly went into his room and grabbed a handgun and shot the man several times.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.