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Victim identified after deadly shooting near 12th Street and Union Hills Drive

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Posted at 6:08 AM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 12:46:57-05

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department is identifying a man shot and killed Wednesday night.

Officers were called to 12th Street and Union Hills Drive around 10:15 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived they found 21-year-old Kolby Peterson in a park with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance where he died.

Officials are still working to determine what led to the shooting, and say there is no suspect description available.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department non-emergency number at 602-262-6151 or to remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.