Phoenix PD searching for shooting suspect in north Phoenix desert, victim in critical condition

Posted at 5:52 PM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 22:14:11-04

Phoenix police say a woman in her 40's is in critical condition after she was shot outside an apartment complex Thursday near Cave Creek and Thunderbird roads.

This happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Police say the suspect fled the scene and they are currently searching the nearby area for him.

The woman was taken to the hospital with extremely critical injuries.

Police believe the suspect and victim were recently in a romantic relationship together.

The suspect's identity hasn't been released.

Stay with ABC15 and for updates on this developing story.