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PD: Man shot multiple times in Phoenix, suspect on the loose

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Posted at 8:42 PM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 23:43:44-04

PHOENIX, AZ — A 49-year-old man is recovering after being shot multiple times in west Phoenix Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to the area of 43rd Avenue and Van Buren Street around 2:10 p.m. to investigate a shooting call in the area.

When police arrived, they found the victim who had been shot several times. Officers say he was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The victim and suspect know each other and the shooting happened after the two got into a verbal altercation, according to Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson.

Police are still looking for the suspect who took off on his motorcycle.

If you have any information, please contact Phoenix police.