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16-year-old girl dies after double shooting Sunday near 65th Ave and Thomas Rd

Posted at 6:50 AM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 19:45:30-05

PHOENIX — A 16-year-old girl has died after a double shooting Sunday night in the West Valley.

Just before 11:30 p.m., Phoenix police were called to the area of 65th Avenue and Thomas Road for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, they located two victims with gunshot wounds.

Kassandra Cisneros, 16, was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition while an 18-year-old man had non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Police confirmed Monday afternoon that Cisneros had died from her injuries.

During the initial investigation, police say it's believed the two were in a vehicle when they were shot by an unknown suspect.

Detectives are continuing to investigate what happened and ask anybody with information to call Phoenix police or Silent Witness to remain anonymous.