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Police investigate homicide at Motel 6 near I-17 and Indian School Road

Motel 6 Shooting I-17 and Indian School Road
Posted at 5:32 AM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-06 18:20:44-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are actively investigating a murder that occurred at the Motel 6 early Saturday morning.

Police say around 1:40 a.m., they responded to a call of a shooting at the motel near I-17 and Indian School Road.

Once on scene, police discovered 37-year-old Sean Bartnick shot to death inside one of the motel rooms.

Authorities say a group of people were spotted leaving the scene in a dark colored, 4-door sedan shortly before the shooting.

Police confirmed to an ABC15 photographer on scene that they are investigating this case as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Silent Witness at (480) W-I-T-N-E-S-S, or for Spanish (480) T-E-S-T-I-G-O. As always, callers may remain anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000.

This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with ABC15 for updates.