Phoenix police identify man killed in Friday night double shooting

Posted at 6:29 PM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-07 20:34:07-05

Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting Friday night that also injured a relative.

Phoenix police said the man, 41-year-old Israel Espino-Sanchez, and his nephew were shot near 64th Avenue and Van Buren.

Espino-Sanchez was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victim, whose identity was not released, was hospitalized. He continues to recover, according to a Phoenix police spokesman.

Police said as many as four people drove off in a four-door sedan after the shooting and are considered suspects in the case.

The investigation remains ongoing, police said.