Street vendor shot several times in robbery

Posted at 2:56 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 10:11:41-05

A food vendor is in serious condition after being shot several times in west Phoenix Monday afternoon.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. near 38th Avenue and Thomas Road.

Witnesses tell police that a black male yelled at the man to give him his money and then someone fired at the victim several times. 

Police say the suspects, a man and two women, took off in a silver Pontiac. 

Officers found the car near 47th and Virginia avenues and the man ran off. The women stayed inside. 

Authorities found the male suspect hiding in an alley under a mattress.

The victim and suspects are not being identified at this time.

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