Teen girl killed in Phoenix shooting; brother arrested

Phoenix police arrested an 18-year-old suspect after his teen sister was found shot to death.

PHOENIX - A 15-year-old girl was shot and killed Friday evening in west Phoenix, according to police.

Phoenix PD officials said officers arrested her 18-year-old brother as a suspect in the shooting.

Officers found the brother with a gun around 5 p.m. after they were called to a home near I-17 and Buckeye Road.

They found the girl dead in a bedroom with an apparent gunshot wound.

Neither sibling has been identified.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

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