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Glendale police investigating man found shot and killed overnight

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Posted at 7:20 AM, Jan 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 12:17:48-05

The Glendale Police Department is investigating after a man was found shot and killed near 45th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. just north of Bethany Home Road near Berridge Lane.

Police say they were in the area responding to an unrelated call when someone flagged down an officer.

The victim, 19-year-old Erick Ordonez Huerta, was found on the sidewalk and had been shot and killed.

Police say there was a house party nearby, and it's believed the man was at the party earlier in the night.

Police say the suspect may have fled from the scene in a gray SUV. Details about the vehicle, or the suspect, are unavailable at the time. The man was believed to have been wearing a red baseball hat.

The Glendale Polie Department is hoping anyone with information will call into the department with their tips by calling (623) 930-3000.

Stay with ABC15 and ABC15.com for the latest on this developing situation.