Suspect arrested in Avondale deadly shooting Wednesday

AVONDALE, AZ - Police are investigating after a man was found dead in Avondale Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the area of Central and Western avenues around 1 p.m. and discovered a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound. 

Police named 26-year-old Andrew Montanez as a person of interested in the death Wednesday afternoon and arrested him hours later. Details surrounding his arrest, and the death have not been released. 

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Avondale Police at 623-333-7001 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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