Street vendor shot, killed in Phoenix on Tuesday night

Posted at 9:40 AM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-26 22:23:18-04

Police are looking for two men responsible for the shooting death of a 59-year-old man in Phoenix. 

According to Phoenix police, officers responded to a neighborhood near Cave Creek and Bell roads around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Police say local street vendor Eladio Arrendando-Estrada, 59, was approached by two men during an apparent armed robbery attempt. The suspects first fired a shot into the ground in front of Arrendando-Estrada and then shot him as he ran away. 

He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Police are investigating the shooting and say they are working to find who the suspects are. If you have any information, contact police. You can also contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. 

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