Man killed in drive-by shooting in north Phoenix

A man was shot and killed in an apparent drive-by shooting near Loop 101 and 7th Avenue, according to Phoenix police.

PHOENIX - Police are investigating after a man was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting in north Phoenix Thursday. 

Police said they responded to a shooting call around 2:20 p.m. and found a man with a gunshot wound in his driveway near 7th Avenue south of Loop 101.

The man was taken to the hospital but later pronounced dead.

Investigators said the victim was seen having a conversation with another man in the driveway. The man then got into his vehicle, fired a shot at the victim and sped from the area, according to police.

The vehicle is an older model sedan, silver in color and possibly a Honda, police said.  

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Silent Witness at 490-948-6377. You can remain anonymous and may receive up to $1000 if your information leads to an arrest. 

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