PD: Authorities on manhunt for shooting suspect in Phoenix

Posted at 6:51 PM, Jan 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-02 08:21:57-05

Police are searching for a shooting suspect in central Phoenix.

Police were called around 6 p.m. on Sunday after receiving reports about a shooting near 24th Street and McDowell Road. 

Witnesses told authorities that a male suspect was seen arguing with the victim on the sidewalk before the shooting occurred. 

The alleged gunman shot the person in the lower extremities before fleeing the area, a police spokeswoman said.

The victim is hospitalized but is expected to be OK. He or she is not cooperating with the police investigation.

The search for the suspect is ongoing.