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Man shot, killed, after attempting robbery in central Phoenix, police say

Phoenix police said the man was attempting to rob someone at a gas station near 12th Street and Highland Avenue when the victim shot him.

PHOENIX — A man has died after being shot while allegedly attempting to rob someone in central Phoenix Saturday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened near 12th Street and Highland Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene just before 6:30 p.m., after receiving reports of a shooting in the area. There they found 24-year-old Aaron Duwan Frazier Jr. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Frazier was taken to the hospital where he died, according to police.

Early information suggests that Frazier had approached a man who was fueling up his car at a gas station in the area and attempted to rob the man at gunpoint.

The man went back to his car, grabbed a gun, and shot Frazier according to police.

The man then called the police and cooperated with investigators on the scene. He was not booked into jail, and the case is under review as to whether or not he will face any possible charges.

This is a developing story, further details will be released as they become available.

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