PD looks for suspect after deadly Phoenix shooting

PHOENIX - Police say a man is dead after a shooting in central Phoenix.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said officers were called about a shooting near 16th and Van Buren streets around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived they found a 27-year-old male shooting victim lying on the ground and administered first aid.

As other officers began searching for the suspect, they put him in a patrol car and took him to nearby paramedics for treatment. The man died from his injuries.

Detectives are now working to identify the suspect and determine exactly what happened.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to call Phoenix police at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.



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