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Fatal shooting of man in Ahwatukee being called homicide

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Posted at 7:57 AM, Mar 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-09 09:57:03-05

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say they are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man in Ahwatukee as a homicide case.

They say officers received 911 calls about a shooting around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Officers found a man lying on the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the man was taken to a hospital where he died. He’s been identified as Anthony Covarrubias.

Police say investigators are trying to determine what led to the shooting and identify a suspect.

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