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Phoenix police looking for homicide suspect who shot, killed man near 24th St/Van Buren

Posted at 8:33 AM, May 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-04 17:01:01-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a man in front of a fast food restaurant near 24th Street and Van Buren late Friday night.

According to Phoenix police, two men were outside a fast food restaurant around 11:30 p.m. when they got into an argument. The suspect, whose identity is unknown, allegedly shot a 32-year-old man, then fled the scene.

The 32-year-old was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male, 20 to 30-years-old, 5'9", 160 to 170 pounds, and was wearing a gray jacket and dark pants at the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.