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Man injured in drive-by shooting in west Phoenix, police searching for suspect

The shooting happened Tuesday evening near 50th Avenue and Thomas Road, police said.

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department is searching for a suspect in a drive-by shooting that injured a man in west Phoenix Tuesday evening. 

Officers responded to the shooting near 50th Avenue and Thomas Road just after 5 p.m.

Police said a vehicle pulled up beside the victim's car and began shooting at him and his female passenger. 

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The woman was not injured, police said.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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