PHOENIX — A teenager was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a man in Phoenix on Thursday, police said.
The Phoenix Police Department said 18-year-old Deavione Jones was arrested and booked into Maricopa County Jail on a charge of first-degree murder.
Officers responded to a shooting scene near 16th Street and Southern Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
When they arrived, they located a victim with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.
The victim was identified Friday as 49-year-old Michael Hatcher.
A preliminary investigation has suggested that Jones and Hatcher knew each other and the shooting was a result of an altercation, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.
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