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PD: Man shot, killed near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road

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Posted at 8:41 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 11:41:31-04

PHOENIX — Police are looking for more information about a homicide that occurred in Phoenix overnight.

Officers were called to a shooting scene near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Arriving officers found a 48-year-old man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the shooting occurred during a verbal altercation with another man, who may be known to the victim.

The suspect has not been identified.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish).