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1 dead, 1 injured following shooting near Southern Avenue and 16th Street

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Posted at 7:37 AM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 19:49:35-05

One man died and another was injured after a shooting in south Phoenix Friday night.

Phoenix police said officers responded to a business for a fight near Southern Avenue and 16th Street just after 10 p.m. Additional calls were also made about shots being fired.

When officers arrived at the scene, police said 32-year-old Walter Wood was found with gunshot injuries and was pronounced dead.

Authorities said a second victim, a 34-year-old man, was taken to a hospital by a friend with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect(s) were gone before police arrived at the scene.

Police said there are no suspect descriptions available at this time.

An investigation is underway.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.