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Phoenix man who shot son before killing himself identified

November 15, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Police have identified a Phoenix man who died after shooting his adult son and then taking his own life.

Phoenix Police spokesman Alan Pfohl said Wednesday the suspect in the shooting was 81-year-old Michael Zukoski.

Authorities say Zukoski shot his 49-year-old son inside a home Tuesday morning in north Phoenix.

Zukoski then shot himself. He died at the scene.

The victim, who Pfohl did not identify, was hospitalized with a wound to his torso and remains in serious condition.

Police did not give a possible motive.

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