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Man dies after being shot in Goodyear backyard, police looking for shooter

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Posted at 6:37 AM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 15:41:39-04

GOODYEAR, AZ — Police are investigating a homicide in the West Valley city of Goodyear early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to investigate a shooting in the area of Litchfield Road and Western Avenue, south of Van Buren Street, around 1 a.m.

A man was found in a backyard with shooting injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police say the victim, who has been identified as 19-year-old Salim Abdullah, died from his injuries at the hospital.

The suspect is outstanding and police have not provided any information on who may be responsible for the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.