Suspect arrested for Phoenix park shooting death

PHOENIX - A 17-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a man at a West Phoenix park late last month .

Phoenix police say 22-year-old Dershawn Stuard was shot and killed on June 26 at a park near 107th Avenue and Camelback Road.

A 14-year-old boy was also struck by gunfire but his injuries were not life-threatening.

Police said the victims had been playing basketball in the park when the suspect came up and began to shoot at them.

Stuard died at the scene.

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The male suspect was located and arrested on Thursday and is now facing charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault, according to police.

ABC15 is not identifying the suspect as he has not yet been formally charged.

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