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PD: Man dead, woman hurt in shooting near 16th St/Roeser Road

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Posted at 6:55 AM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 11:14:13-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a double shooting that left a man dead overnight.

Police were called to a home near 16th Street and Roeser Road around 10:20 p.m. Monday in response to a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, they located two shooting victims in the driveway.

Kenneth Hendricks, 53, and his 43-year-old wife were identified as the victims.

Hendricks reportedly died from his wounds, while his wife's injuries are not life threatening.

Police say both were involved in an altercation with two individuals when they were shot. The suspects fled the scene and have yet to be located.

The suspects are described as a black man in his early 30s and a Hispanic man of the same age. Both were wearing dark clothing at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141, or if they wish to remain anonymous, they can contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.