Police investigating deadly shooting in south Phoenix

PHOENIX - Police are investigating after a 29-year-old man was shot in south Phoenix Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. near 17th Avenue and Grant Street.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Trent Crump said a witness heard shots fired, went out to the parking lot and found the victim lying on the ground.

Crump said a witness saw a heavy set black male fleeing the area on foot.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The victim has four children and two of them witnessed the shooting, a family member told ABC15.

Officials are looking into the possibility that drugs may have been a motive in the shooting.

If you have any information contact Phoenix police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.




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