Gilbert Police Investigate Murder of 19-Year-Old Woman

A tragic attack in Gilbert has left a 19-year-old dead and police searching for the attacker.

On Saturday morning, around 2 a.m., Gilbert Police Officers responded to a call from a female who said she had been shot inside her apartment. When police arrived they found 19-year-old Rachel Hansen with a single gunshot wound inside her apartment located near San Tan Village Parkway and Ray Road.

Hansen was able to tell police that she had been shot by an unknown person. She was taken to Chandler Regional Medical Center where she later died.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding the case to call the Gilbert Police Department non-emergency line at 480-503-6500 or can submit information through an online tip portal.