Man shot in west Phoenix, dead; suspect detained

After a man was shot and murdered in a west Phoenix neighbourhood, a suspect has been taken into custody.

According to Phoenix Police, the incident took place on September 5 just after 10:30 p.m. at 51st Avenue and Indian School Road.

Officers discovered a man who had been shot when they got on the scene. At the scene, he was identified as deceased.

At the scene, the alleged shooter was taken into custody.

According to Sgt. Brian Bower, “Detectives are actively speaking with all people related to this event, including witnesses [sic] in an effort to learn what transpired prior to the shooting.”

No names were disclosed.

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