Murder-suicide in Scottsdale a possible love triangle - New York News

Murder-suicide in Scottsdale a possible love triangle

Posted: Updated:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -

Two men are dead after shootings in Scottsdale Tuesday -- first at an apartment complex, and then a short time later at a business.

Reports of a gunman on the loose in north Scottsdale Tuesday morning put police on high alert there. The gunman was spotted at two locations -- an apartment complex, and then a business complex.

Scottsdale police tell us that gunman was the estranged husband of a woman who worked at the office complex.

He first went to the Broadstone apartment complex where her new boyfriend lived.

"I woke up to a bunch of cops running to their cars this morning and heading that way," said resident Sandra Sztremer.

Police say shortly before 10 a.m., a gunman, now identified as 47-year-old Scott Jablonsky of Chandler, shot his wife's boyfriend, 45-year-old Louis Des Coteas.

"We were called about a man injured on the stairwell and someone heard a gunshot," said Scottsdale Police Officer Dave Pubins.

When officers got here they found the victim. Des Coteas had died of his wounds.

While investigating this shooting, they were called to a few blocks away on reports of a gunman at Raintree Corporate Office Center.

Jablonsky had traveled less than a half mile to the nearby office complex, where we we've been told his estranged wife works.

Police say Jablonsky shot and killed himself in the employee break room. Word of the murder-suicide spread quickly through the apartment complex.

"I actually heard a love triangle that somebody came here hurt someone else and then drove off and hurt themselves down the street," said Sztremer.

There are many offices that have space at the corporate center there.

We are told that Jablonsky, his estranged wife, and her boyfriend all work for the same company, but we have not confirmed which company that is.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Friday Night Live: August 22, 2014

    Friday Night Live: August 22, 2014

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:34:20 GMT
    This is Fox 5's Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week. All summer long, the Fox 5 team brings you the latest in entertainment, nightlife, food, and music in our area. In this episode: Ace Frehley, Big Sean, Week End Trends, and Chef Luca Manfé of MasterChef.
    This is Fox 5's Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week. All summer long, the Fox 5 team brings you the latest in entertainment, nightlife, food, and music in our area. In this episode: Ace Frehley, Big Sean, Week End Trends, and Chef Luca Manfé of MasterChef.
  • Berg'n: new beer and food hall in Brooklyn

    Berg'n: new beer and food hall in Brooklyn

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:00:35 GMT
    The guys behind the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg are at it again with a new food and booze venue called Berg'n, a new beer hall in Crown Heights. The place doesn't officially open until August 27, 2014, but owners Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler are giving it a test run for special guests, family, and the press.
    The guys behind the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg are at it again with a new food and booze venue called Berg'n, a new beer hall in Crown Heights. The place doesn't officially open until August 27, 2014, but owners Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler are giving it a test run for special guests, family, and the press.
  • Giving your college-bound kids their space

    Giving your college-bound kids their space

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:31:50 GMT
    Going off to college is an exciting time for the entire family, especially for the upcoming freshman. But with technology, parents can be in touch all the time. What's too much and what's just enough? Freshman move-in day seems to be harder on the parents than the students at Stony Brook University.
    Going off to college is an exciting time for the entire family, especially for the upcoming freshman. But with technology, parents can be in touch all the time. What's too much and what's just enough? Freshman move-in day seems to be harder on the parents than the students at Stony Brook University.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices