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Police searching for information on group of people that killed a man at a Phoenix home

Police are searching for the group of suspects that arrived at a Phoenix home and murdered Victor Garcia Jr.

PHOENIX — Detectives with the Phoenix Police are searching for information on a group of people that shot a man at his home early Sunday morning.

According to reports, officers responded to a report of a shooting near 91st Avenue and West Heatherbrae Drive, just north of Indian School Road around 4 a.m. 

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Initial investigations revealed that a group of people had arrived at a home in the area, confronted the occupant, and shot him, officials said.

Police said that the group left before officers arrived, and the victim died of his injuries. He was later identified as 40-year-old Victor Garcia Jr.

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting, and ask that anyone with information contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12News for more updates.

Silent Witness:

Arizona's Silent Witness program allows people to send in tips and share information about crimes happening within their local communities. 

The program shares unsolved felony case information in multiple ways, including TV, radio and social media. 

Anyone who has information on a crime or recognizes a suspect described by the program is asked to call 480-948-6377, go to the program's website online or download the Silent Witness app to provide a tip. The identity of anyone who submits a tip is kept anonymous. 

Calls to Silent Witness are answered 24/7 by a live person and submitted tips are accepted at all times. Submitted tips are then sent to the detective(s) in charge of the specific case. 

Individuals who submit tips that lead to an arrest or indictment in the case can get a reward of up to $1,000. 

Have a tip? Submit it on the Silent Witness tip form here. 


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