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PD: Teen killed during dispute in Phoenix

Posted at 10:17 AM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 12:47:25-05

PHOENIX — Police say a teenager is dead after a dispute led to a shooting in Phoenix late Wednesday night.

Officers were called to a home near 71st Avenue and Van Buren Street around 11:50 p.m. for reports of a domestic violence incident.

Police say 17-year-old Jesus Gutierrez and his 18-year-old girlfriend were involved in a verbal dispute at the time. During the dispute, a 20-year-old man identified by police as Crispin N. Acevedo shot Gutierrez.

The suspect fled the scene but was located Thursday morning after a search.

Gutierrez reportedly died from his injuries at the hospital.

Police have not yet released the name of the suspect.