Police reports show red flags prior to Phoenix office shooting - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Police reports show red flags prior to Phoenix office shooting

Arthur Harmon (Source: Phoenix Police Dept.) Arthur Harmon (Source: Phoenix Police Dept.)
Mark Hummels (Source: omlaw.com) Mark Hummels (Source: omlaw.com)
Steve Singer (Source: LinkedIn) Steve Singer (Source: LinkedIn)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

New information about that deadly office shooting in central Phoenix points to a lot of red flags leading up to the murders of a Valley CEO and attorney.

Police say 70-year-old Arthur Harmon shot and killed Fusion CEO Steve Singer and his attorney, Mark Hummels, after a mediation hearing for their civil lawsuit last month.

The documents obtained by CBS 5 News say the judge in the mediation accused Harmon of not negotiating in good faith. He even asked Hummels and Singer to wait to leave until after Harmon left the building.  But Harmon was waiting for them in the lobby.  At first he acted like he wanted to settle the lawsuit, offering to write a cashier's check for $30,000.

But then the documents said Harmon got in the elevator, went to the second floor, then went back down to the first floor and opened fire. After shooting Hummels and Singer, the documents said Harmon then walked up to both victims and shot them in the head at point-blank range.

And we're now learning the guns Harmon used weren't even his. He asked a friend to borrow two handguns just days before the shooting. Harmon was found a day later in Mesa with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:13:19 GMT
    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

    More >>

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

    More >>
  • 'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:12:51 GMT
    (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File). FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estima...(Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File). FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estima...

    Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.

    More >>

    Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.

    More >>
  • Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:31:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:12:47 GMT
    (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...(Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

    More >>

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly