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PD: One dead, another critically injured in shooting near 59th Avenue and McDowell Road

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Jan 02, 2021

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating after two people were located with gunshot wounds on McDowell Road Saturday.

Officers say around 8:50 p.m. they responded to a shooting call near 59th Avenue and McDowell Road.

An adult male was located at the scene and taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

About 30 minutes later, officials say they received a call of a shooting near 61st Avenue and McDowell Road.

When they arrived on the scene, they located a man in a vehicle who had been shot. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Information indicates the two men were involved in an altercation near 59th Avenue and McDowell when the shooting occurred, and the vehicle with the victim who died left after the shooting.