Man found on street after being shot in Laveen

Posted at 4:39 AM, Apr 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-16 23:24:50-04

A man is in the hospital after police found him on a neighborhood street in Laveen early Saturday morning. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, calls of shots fired were made to officials by community members before 3 a.m. near 31st Avenue and Freemont Road. 

Upon arrival, police found a 46-year-old man who had multiple gunshot wounds to different parts of his body. He was found in the middle of a street by someone who lives in the neighborhood; the man was sent to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police don't have information as to who the suspect(s) is, and they're investigating how the shooting happened. 

"We don't know how many involved we only have one subject here who was our victim and at this point we're reaching out to the community because we don't have a lot of information as far as follow up on finding suspects who shot this gentleman," Phoenix Police Lieutenant Wayne Dillon said. 

Police did say that during the shooting, at least one round went through the walls of a house where a family with children live, but they're all okay. 

ABC15 spoke with a woman who lives in the home and she said a bullet pierced several parts of her home and landed on her pillow between her and her 2-year-old son. 

"We canvassed all the houses to make sure we didn't have other bullets that were stray from this shooting that may've struck another residence," Dillon said. 

Police say it does not appear the victim lives in the neighborhood.

Stay with ABC15 for updates.