Francis Clark, 43

Phoenix, Arizona
May 14, 2016

Agencies: Phoenix Police Department Arizona

Cause of death: Shooting

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Police have released the names of the victim and suspect in an officer-involved shooting Saturday at a Phoenix apartment complex.

A woman found lying face-down on the second-floor balcony of the Shade Tree apartments is identified as 41-year-old Mercy Cordova.

Police shot and killed the gunman, 43-year-old  Francis Clark.

“The victim and the suspect are reported to have been in a domestic relationship as girlfriend/boyfriend for several years,” Phoenix Police Officer James Holmes said Sunday. “They had no children in common and only Clark lived at the apartment location.”

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