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Man shot, killed near 40th Street and Southern Avenue

Posted at 10:22 AM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-15 10:33:04-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a deadly shooting early Saturday morning near 40th Street and Southern Avenue.

Officers were called to the area around 3 a.m. for a shooting, where they located a man with a gunshot wound.

The victim, identified as 28-year-old Paul Tellez, was taken to the hospital for treatment but later died from his injuries.

Police say according to preliminary information, the victim was involved in an apparent altercation before the shooting.

No suspect information has been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police are asking the public for help locating the shooter. If callers would like to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, they can call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish).