Phoenix PD: 27-year-old John Richey shot and killed in January, suspect still missing

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jul 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-09 22:18:21-04

Phoenix police have identified a man shot and killed on January 6, 2016 as 27-year-old John Richey.

Police say Richey and the suspect were involved in an argument at around 9:45 p.m. near Tuckey Lane and 17th Street.

During the argument both Richey and the suspect began shooting at one another.

Richey was shot and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect was also believed to be shot, and left the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, around 34-years-old, 5’9”, around 220 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and a goatee.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.