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PD: Man shot, killed during robbery near 7th Street and Bell Road

9th Street Bell Road Shooting
Posted at 9:51 AM, Aug 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 10:37:07-04

PHOENIX — A man has died after police say he was shot and killed during a robbery near 7th Street and Bell Road Saturday morning.

Officials say at about 9:15 a.m., officers responded to the area regarding a shooting.

A man was reportedly shot while in his vehicle and was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The man, identified as 30-year-old Samuel Casas, was later pronounced dead.

Detectives learned Casas was shot during a robbery.

Police said three suspects were involved and fled the scene after the incident.

No suspect description was provided at this time.

No other details were provided.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.