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Phoenix police investigating murder of 18-year-old man in Ahwatukee

Posted at 10:58 AM, Mar 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-25 13:28:24-04

AHWATUKEE, AZ — Phoenix police are investigating the murder of an 18-year-old in Ahwatukee.

Just after 6:30 p.m. Monday, police received reports of a shooting on Dry Creek Road, near 48th Street and Ray Road.

When officers arrived they located an 18-year-old man lying in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he died, police announced.

He was later identified as 18-year-old Anthony Covarrubias.

On April 21 Phoenix police arrested Michael Parham and Tyshon McKenzie and the following day Alberto Jimenez was arrested. Details of their arrest haven't been proved but they are all facing charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.

If anyone has any information about this shooting, they are asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish).