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Police investigating deadly shooting near 19th Avenue and Buckeye Road

19th Avenue and Buckeye Road shooting
Posted at 8:16 AM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 13:08:24-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man was shot and killed Saturday evening in a south Phoenix neighborhood.

Officers were called to the area of 19th Avenue and Buckeye Road around 6:00 p.m.

35-year-old William Mathews Jr. was found with a gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses saw a male and female running through the area around the same time as well as a dark colored sedan driving "suspiciously," according to detectives.

A shooter(s) hasn't been identified.

Phoenix police are asking anybody who has information to call them at 602-262-6141. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 News and for updates.