Police: 1 dead, 1 in 'extremely critical condition' after shooting in west Phoenix

A driver was in route to take two people who were shot near 67th Avenue and Indian School Road when the driver stopped and called 911 Monday morning.

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department said one person is dead and another is in "extremely critical condition" after a shooting in west Phoenix Monday morning.

Around 10:30 a.m., police contacted the victims near 83rd Avenue and Indian School Road, where a third person was trying to drive them to a hospital, police said. The driver stopped and called 911 because the injuries were too severe. 

According to police, the actual shooting took place near 67th Avenue and Indian School Road.

The victims were transported a local hospital where one of them later died.

No suspect or motive information has been released by police, but investigators are looking into a possible connection to drug or illegal activity. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department.

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