PHOENIX — A Valley man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father last week near 35th Avenue and Thomas Road, the Phoenix Police Department said.
Manuel Ybarra, 37, is facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder after he allegedly shot his father and his father's friend.
Police said the father was found dead on Dec. 28 from multiple gunshot wounds on the floor of his bathroom.
The friend survived their injuries and identified Ybarra as the shooter to Phoenix police, court records show.
Ybarra denied shooting the two victims and claimed he was not at his father's home at the time of the shooting. He was booked into the Maricopa County jail on multiple felony charges.
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