Phoenix PD: 9 shootings, 3 dead, 9 injured over the weekend

Police are investigating nine separate shootings across Phoenix that killed three and wounded nine more in just one weekend.

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department said there were nine separate shootings, three of which have started homicide investigations, that all happened across Phoenix between late Friday night and early Monday morning. 

32nd and Hubbell streets

Police said a 26-year-old tow truck driver was shot and killed at an apartment complex around 10:30 p.m. Friday night.

According to police, the victim was removing a vehicle from the apartment complex when he was confronted by the suspect.

The suspect fled the area and police have not located him, police said.

23rd and Glenrosa avenues

Just before 11 p.m. Friday night, a 27-year-old man was pronounced dead near Heatherbrae Drive.

Police found him laying in the street, with apparent gunshot wounds when they arrived.

On Monday, police identified the victim as 27-year-old Omar Gonzalez-Martinez, but said they were still working on identifying a suspect.

87th Avenue and Thomas Road

Officers responded to a call about a loud party on 86th Drive and found four people with gunshot wounds Saturday around 2:30 a.m., police said.

The victims were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

63rd Avenue and Broadway Road

At 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, police found a 75-year-old man dead. Police said, he was found in a field and had an apparent gunshot wound. 

79th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road

Police said a man was shot after he arranged a meeting with two men to "exchange property."

According to police, the suspects fled, crashed their car near the area and abandoned it. Police have not located them.

Police said the victim's injury is minor and he doesn't want to prosecute.

26th Street and Indian School Road

Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, police said.

19th and Glendale avenues

A woman was shot during an armed robbery early Sunday morning. The Phoenix Police Department said three men had been detained Sunday. Before being captured, the suspects attempted to rob two more stores and assaulted a store clerk.

The woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

71st Avenue and Indian School Road

Around 12:30 a.m. Monday, a man was shot during an attempted robbery. According to police, the victim said he and a friend were walking in the area when they were confronted by Hispanic male in his 20s wearing a white shirt and baggy blue jeans. 

The suspect fled and the victim was taken to a local hospital for with injuries that are not life threatening. 

35th Avenue and Roeser Road

Police said a woman reported that she was standing in front of her home when she was shot by an unknown suspect for unknown reasons Monday morning.

She was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said. 

Anyone with information on any of these cases is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department.

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