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Shooting in south Phoenix leaves woman dead, man hospitalized

Police said that the woman was found with a gunshot wound while a man in the car with her had 'multiple injuries.'

PHOENIX — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot in a car on a south Phoenix roadway on Saturday. A man who was in the car with her had been stabbed, police said.

Police have identified the woman as Caelee Lovelight, age 27, and the man as as Javin Casillias, age 47.

According to police, both individuals have died as a result of their injuries.

Detectives believed the victims were in a physical altercation with each other where Lovelight was shot and Casillias was stabbed.

Early Saturday morning, officers were called to a neighborhood near 23rd Avenue and Baseline Road.

When they arrived, they found a car stopped in the roadway with the injured victims inside.

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The man, now identified as Casillias had "multiple injuries" and police reportedly used a tourniquet to stop his bleeding. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Police said that the woman, now identified as Lovelight, had a gunshot wound, and died on the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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

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