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PD: Boy dies after being shot near 31st Avenue and Thunderbird

Boy shot at 31st Avenue and Thunderbird
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Posted at 10:13 PM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-13 22:01:09-04

PHOENIX — Police say a 14-year-old boy has died after being shot Saturday night near 31st Avenue and Thunderbird Road.

Phoenix police say just before 9:00 p.m. an ambulance was flagged down on Loop 101 and 59th Avenue by a passenger car.

14-year-old, Christian Villareal was in the back seat with a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a hospital in extremely critical condition but later died, according to Phoenix PD.

Witnesses told investigators the shooting originally happened on Thunderbird Road.


Officers are working to gather more information surrounding this incident.

This is an ongoing investigation, stay with ABC15 for the latest information.

Those with any information regarding the incident are encouraged to contact police or to remain anonymous, contact Silent Witness at (480)WITNESS or (480)TESTIGO for Spanish.