Crime

Phoenix Woman -- Angry After Guy Leaves Immediately After Sex -- Has Man Fatally Shot Over Sexual Snub

A Phoenix woman apparently wanted a little cuddle time after having sex with a man at the apartment of 19-year-old Paul Katoa over the weekend. The friend, Andrew McConnell, however, just got up and left the room -- which caused her to return to the apartment with a friend carrying a gun, resulting in the fatal shooting of Katoa.

Tiana Turman, 18, was arrested yesterday after police say she recruited a friend to shoot McConnell at the apartment near 16th Street and Thomas Road. Witnesses later told police that Turman was upset that McConnell had left immediately after having sex with her, and there was a dispute over money exchanged for the tryst.

A few hours after the sexual slap in the face, Turman called 24-year-old Shykeem Jones, and the two went back to the apartment, at which Katoa remained with McConnell and three other people.

According to police, Turman and Jones entered the apartment and demanded everyone get on the floor. Two women hid in a closet while Jones kicked McConnell in the head.

Katoa and Jones then began fight. During the scuffle, Jones fatally shot Katoa.

Both Turman and Jones have been booked one count each of first-degree murder, one count of kidnapping, and one count of burglary.

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James King
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