PHOENIX — Police say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed after leaving a party in north Phoenix early Sunday morning.
Officials say just before 2 a.m., police responded to a check welfare call near Cave Creek Road and Greenway Parkway.
Officers found a 16-year-old boy, identified by police as Erick Daniel Rodriguez, with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he died.
Police say the teen had just left a party nearby that was being broken up.
No other details were provided.
An investigation is currently underway.