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PD: Man shot, killed in car along I-17 near Thunderbird Road

Thunderbird I-17 shooting
Posted at 5:46 AM, Jun 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-01 21:45:07-04

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a deadly shooting along a freeway in Phoenix Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred along Interstate 17 near Thunderbird Road around 4 a.m.

Officers at the scene confirmed to ABC15 that a person driving in the area was shot and drove off the road into a ditch area.

Through a preliminary investigation, detectives believe the shots were fired in the northbound lanes of I-17.

When officers got to the scene they located an adult male, 18-year-old Jayden Carnow-Garcia, inside the vehicle with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the car itself was riddled with bullet holes.

Police say no suspects are in custody and the shooting is still under investigation.