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Teen shot and killed outside home near 14th Ave and Hatcher Rd

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Posted at 8:35 AM, Jun 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-07 22:35:36-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a deadly shooting near 14th Avenue and Hatcher Road just before midnight Friday.

When officers arrived they found 15-year-old Damarkus Edison with an apparent gunshot wound.

He was taken to a hospital where he died, police announced.

During the initial investigation, police learned Damarkus went outside of his home just before getting shot.

Police say no arrests have been made and no suspect information is available at this time.

This shooting happened about an hour before nine people were shot at a strip mall near 10th Avenue and Hatcher Road. Police have not indicated that the two may be connected.

Detectives are looking for witnesses and evidence of what led to the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480(WITNESS) or 480(TESTIGO) for Spanish.