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PD: Suspect arrested after man shot, killed following argument in Laveen

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Posted at 10:11 PM, Nov 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-14 17:17:33-05

LAVEEN, AZ — Police say a suspect has been arrested after a man was shot and killed near 51st Avenue and Baseline Road on Saturday.

Just before 6 p.m., officers responded to the area for a report of a shooting.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man, identified as 28-year-old Antonio Riggins, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminary information indicates Riggins was involved in an argument before the shooting, police say.

Soon after the shooting, officers located and detained 25-year-old Wayman Thomas.

Surveillance footage from the incident reportedly was found and Thomas was arrested for multiple charges that include murder, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.