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Man dead after shooting in Phoenix

A man was pronounced dead at the hospital after officers responded to a shooting call, police said.
Credit: 12 News

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a homicide after one man died following a shooting Wednesday afternoon. 

On Sept. 16 around 2:30 p.m., police responded to a shooting call in the area of 1400 West Polk Street. 

An adult male was located and transferred to the hospital where he died, police said. He was identified on Thursday as 46-year-old Modesto Perez. 

The Phoenix Police Department is conducting an investigation into the events leading up to the shooting. 

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.