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PD: Man dies after being shot near Phoenix QuikTrip

Posted: 6:36 PM, Dec 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-09 09:50:10-05
Man shot outside Phoenix QuikTrip

PHOENIX — Police say a man has died after being shot near a QuikTrip in Phoenix on Sunday night.

According to Phoenix police on scene, a fight broke out between people at the bus stop outside of the store at 27th and Northern avenues.

Police say during the fight, somebody fired a gun, hitting the victim several times. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Damian Relierford, was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

The suspect reportedly fled the area before police arrived. Officers are working to develop a description of the suspect, police say.

Drugs and stolen property may have been the reason for the incident, police say.