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Police looking for suspects after deadly shooting near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road

Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-02 10:39:46-05

PHOENIX — A 28-year-old man was shot and killed early New Year’s Day in Phoenix, and police are looking for suspects.

Officers were called to a hospital where a man was being treated for a gunshot wound. A witness told police the shooting happened near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road in the parking lot of a business.

Officers went to the scene and located evidence that a shooting occurred. They say it happened around 3:30 a.m.

The victim, German Rico, reportedly died at the hospital.

No suspects have been identified and police are asking the public for help. If you know anything, contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.