PD: Officials investigating Phoenix homicide

PHOENIX - Officials are investigating after a body was found near a north Phoenix canal.

According to Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson, officers responded to 47th Avenue and Cholla Street around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night after getting reports of shots fired.

Officers responded to the scene but did not find anything.

Officials received a call 30 minutes later from an individual who found a man's body in a canal bank in the same area, Thompson said.

Officials believe the man is in his late teens to early 20s.

No other information has been released.

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