Scottsdale PD arrest 2 in connection to homicide

Michael Aston (photo by Scottsdale PD)

Michael Aston (photo by Scottsdale PD)

On Friday, Nov. 20, the Scottsdale Police Department arrested two suspects responsible for the Nov. 9 double homicide that occurred at the Park Scottsdale Apartments, 3015 N. Hayden Road.

The first suspect has been identified as Michael Aston, 20; the second suspect is a juvenile male and his name is not being released at this time, according to officials.

Both subjects are being held in custody for homicide as well as numerous additional felony charges, stated officials.

On Nov. 9, police arrived to Park Scottsdale Apartments to find two male victims–Martin Ellison, 25, and Keaton Litke, 23–both with multiple gunshot wounds, inside a unit within the complex, according to Scottsdale police.

One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, police stated; the second victim was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The apartment was being leased by the two victims, stated police.

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