PD: Security guard shot in back after breaking up fight in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Authorities say a security guard was shot in the back after breaking up a fight in South Phoenix early Sunday morning.

Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said a homeowners' association security guard broke up a fight involving several males in a neighborhood near 81st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 1:45 a.m.

As he was returning to his vehicle a shot was heard and he was shot in the back.

Crump said the injury is not life-threatening.

So far there is very little information regarding the suspects, Crump said.

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