PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a double shooting that left a woman dead Friday evening near Interstate 17 and Cactus Road.
According to information from police, the victims were at the I-17 underpass at Cactus Road around 6:30 p.m. when they got into a confrontation with two suspects. One of the suspects reportedly shot both victims before fleeing the scene.
The victims were identified as 35-year-old Nissa Thomas and an unnamed 31-year-old man. Thomas died from her injuries at the hospital. The man is expected to survive.
The suspects are vaguely described as two Black men in their early 20s, both about 6 feet tall and 160 pounds. One was seen wearing a black t-shirt, black pants, tan boots, and a gray mask. The other was wearing a white t-shirt and blue pants with a white stripe.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish Speakers) if they wish to remain anonymous.
Silent Witness is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information.