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1 teen dead, numerous injured after Phoenix house party shooting

An 18-year-old is dead and 5 other teens are injured following a shooting that took place at a party over the weekend.

PHOENIX — An 18-year-old is dead and five other teens are injured after a shooting during a late-night house party on Sunday, the Phoenix Police Department said.

Officers arrived at the scene near the intersection of 59th Avenue and Thomas Road after reports said numerous shots were fired around 3:30 a.m., the department said.

Authorities said the incident began after an uninvited guests came and was asked to leave. Shortly after, police said shot were fired.

The 18-year-old was found at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Officers also found five other teens with gunshot wounds at the scene, the department said. The health condition of the injured teens, which included an 18-year-old, two 17-year-olds, and two 16-year-olds, was not shared by police.

Investigators are still working to determine the events leading up to the shooting as of Monday morning, police said.

This is a developing story. Tune in to 12 News for the latest information.

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