Man dead, woman injured in Phoenix double shooting

PHOENIX - A man is dead and a woman wounded after a double shooting in Phoenix.

Phoenix police say officers were called out for a reported car crash into a tree about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near 35th Avenue and Baseline Road.

Police then learned it was a shooting case.

Phoenix Fire Department officials say when crews arrived at the scene, they found a man dead in the vehicle and a woman with multiple gunshot wounds to the legs and abdomen.

The woman has been transported to a hospital, but her condition isn't immediately available.

Authorities haven't released her name or the identity of the dead man.

Police say the vehicle apparently drove up on the sidewalk and struck a tree, but it's unclear how the shooting occurred or how many people were involved.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.


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