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PD: Woman dead, another in custody after shooting near 19th and Peoria avenues

Amelleonna Russell
Posted at 9:23 AM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 12:31:15-04

PHOENIX — A 21-year-old woman is in custody after a deadly shooting in Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to investigate a shooting at an apartment complex near 19th and Peoria avenues around 1:30 p.m.

Officials found 24-year-old Dejahnique Jackson with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Amelleonna Russell, 21, was booked into jail on a manslaughter charge in connection with the deadly shooting.

Police did not immediately give information on what led to the shooting.

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