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Man dies after being shot, crashing into tree in Phoenix

Posted at 6:25 AM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 15:47:24-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man has died after being shot and crashing into a tree overnight.

Officers were called to the area of 24th Street and McDowell Road late Monday night for reports of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a vehicle that had struck a tree.

The man inside the vehicle was apparently suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police have since identified the man as 47-year-old Raymond De La Cerda.

Police say they are investigating the incident and no suspect information has been collected.