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Police charged Daniel Taylor with first-degree murder and aggravated assault (Photo courtesy of Tempe Police Department)

PHOENIX -- The suspect, who killed one man and seriously injured a woman after opening fire on a holiday party early Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Loop 101 and University Drive, has been arrested according to the Tempe Police Department.

The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Daniel Taylor, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault upon his arrest.

Police evacuated several apartments while they searched for a suspect earlier in the day. According to Tempe PD Sgt. Mike Pooley, they located a man they call "a strong investigative lead" in an apartment, and using undisclosed techniques to get the man to come out.

The male victim has also been identified as 28-year-old Jeff Ward.

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