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MCSO: Deputies investigating after man shot and killed near Wittmann

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Posted at 9:26 PM, Feb 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 14:18:07-05

WITTMANN, AZ — Authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a neighborhood near Wittmann on Sunday evening.

Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriffs Office say deputies responded to reports of a man who had been hit by a car near 299th Avenue and Wildcat Drive.

When deputies arrived on scene, they instead found a person with a gunshot wound, MCSO said. The victim, only identified as a man in his 20s or 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene and are following up on a few leads.

MCSO says there is no suspect information at this time and very little information, but the investigation is underway.