- Associated Press - Monday, May 9, 2016

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a Glendale man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor says he heard voices in his head and had been using drugs.

Glendale police say 27-year-old Michael Walter Mitchell was arrested Sunday at the apartment complex where 29-year-old Pedro “Peter” Gomez was fatally shot.

According to police, Mitchell lives in the same complex but he and Gomez didn’t know each other.

Police say Mitchell remains jailed on suspicion of premeditated first-degree murder.

Bond was set at $1 million at Mitchell’s initial court appearance Monday. He doesn’t have an attorney yet.

Court documents show Mitchell called police to say he shot his downstairs neighbor and told officers that a female voice had directed him to the apartment.

Mitchell told police he had used methamphetamines before the 7 a.m. Saturday shooting.



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