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PD: Man shot after being found hiding in closet of Phoenix home

Posted at 11:37 AM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 11:18:59-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a shooting near 35th and Dunlap avenues Sunday morning.

It happened just before 11 a.m Saturday when new residents were in the process of cleaning the home and they found a man and woman hiding in a closet.

A relative of the resident was startled and shot the man in the closet.

Police say the man was taken to a hospital for treatment and has non-life threatening injuries.

Phoenix police say the relative is cooperating with officers.