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PD: Man recovering after being shot in back in Phoenix

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Posted at 10:59 PM, Mar 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 11:44:56-04

PHOENIX, AZ — A man is recovering after being shot in Phoenix Sunday night.

The incident happened around 9:20 p.m. near 44th Street and Roeser Road.

Phoenix police said officers were called to the area to investigate a shooting call. When officers arrived, they found the victim outside a crashed vehicle with a gunshot wound to his back.

Authorities said the victim was transported to the hospital with what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

The victim told police he had a confrontation with the shooting suspect while driving on Roeser Road. The victim said he collided with another car and that caused him to crash into a tree before officers arrived.

The incident is under investigation.

The victim is not being identified at this time.