Police: 1 dead, car heard speeding away after shots fired

PHOENIX - Phoenix police are investigating a shooting near 44th Avenue and Indian School Road that left a man dead.

Phoenix PD responded to a call at around 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police said a vehicle was heard speeding away after shots were fired. 

When they arrived at the scene, Salim Richards, 35, was found critically wounded by gunfire. The victim was pronounced dead on scene, according to police. 

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 and could possibly earn a reward of up to $1,000.

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