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Man dies after shooting near 16th and Roosevelt streets

Phoenix Police
Posted at 9:52 AM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 11:44:19-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a 31-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the downtown Phoenix area Monday, January 31.

Officers were called to a shooting near 16th and Roosevelt streets after 7 p.m. A man had reportedly told witnesses that his friend had been shot and he needed directions to the nearest hospital.

The shooting victim, Joshua Hernandez Jr., was reportedly located later at a nearby hospital. He died from his injuries.

On February 7, police announced the arrest of 31-year-old Sebastian Serrano, who was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on one count of homicide.

Details of what led to the shooting haven't been released.