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Suspect sought in deadly shooting near 15th Avenue and Van Buren Street

Posted at 3:31 PM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 10:05:11-04

PHOENIX — Police say a man is dead after being shot in Phoenix Wednesday afternoon.

Phoenix police say officers were called to the scene near 15th Avenue and Van Buren Street around 2:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man, later identified as 46-year-old Modesto Perez, with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he later died, police say.

Authorities say this is an active investigation. There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information can call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish).