Chandler police officers found the body of a woman inside an apartment Tuesday and arrested a 38-year-old man in connection with the shooting death, authorities said Wednesday.
Police responded to domestic violence reports at about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at an apartment complex in the 2000 block of West Frye Road.
Upon arrival, they found a man outside the apartment along with his four children, all under the age of 9, police said.
Mohammad Alkurdi was arrested without incident, police said.
The mother of the children was found with an apparent gunshot wound, and lifesaving measures were attempted. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release.
Police are not releasing the identity of the woman, pending notification to family members in other countries.
Alkurdi was booked into jail on charges of first-degree homicide, and additional charges for child endangerment are also being investigated, police said.