Police have released the identities of those allegedly shot by 41-year-old Ryan Giroux in Mesa Wednesday.  Detective Esteban Flores says Giroux shot and killed 29-year-old David James Williams.  Williams died at the motel which was Giroux’s first target.  Twenty-five-year-old Marcus Butler remains in critical, but stable

condition.  Four other victims have been treated and released from the hospital.  They are 51-year-old Lydia Marie Nielson, the mother of the man killed and 19-year-old Jessica Lee Burgess, who were both were shot at the motel.  Twenty-year-old Isaac Martinez was shot at the Bistro-13 E.V.I.T. restaurant and 24-year-old Donovan Worker was shot at an apartment complex on Dobson Road.

The motive behind the shootings remains a mystery.

Kris Dugan