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17-year-old boy found dead following shooting near 19th and Peoria avenues

Phoenix Police Department
Posted at 7:13 AM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 09:20:50-05

PHOENIX — A 17-year-old boy was found dead after he was allegedly involved in a shooting that happened Thursday night near 19th and Peoria avenues.

Phoenix police said officers found the 17-year-old who had been shot in the roadway.

Witnesses told police they heard several gunshots and saw an unknown man in a dark hoodie fleeing the scene.

An investigation is currently ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.