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PD: One dead, one injured after shooting near 59th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard

Shooting near 59th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard
Posted at 8:58 PM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 15:50:43-04

PHOENIX, AZ — Police are investigating after two men were shot in West Phoenix Saturday night.

According to police, officers responded to a call for a shooting in the area of 59th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard around 8:30 p.m.

Police say a suspect fired several shots at two men, ages 25 and 34, before fleeing from the scene.

The two victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The 25-year-old man died from his injuries, according to police.

The 34-year-old man is expected to survive non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect in this deadly shooting is described as a Hispanic male who drives a silver four-door vehicle.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked for call Silent Witness at (480) W-I-T-N-E-S-S, or for Spanish (480) T-E-S-T-I-G-O.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 for updates.