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1 dead after shooting in Phoenix, police say

The shooting happened near 31st Street and Bell Road, just after 11 p.m., Phoenix police said.

PHOENIX — A man is dead after a shooting in Phoenix late Sunday night, city police said.

Police have identified the man as 26-year-old Victor Meraz Montes.

The shooting happened near 31st Street and Bell Road just after 11 p.m., according to police.

Officers found Montes with multiple gunshot wounds, and first responders took him to the hospital where he later died.

Homicide detectives responded to investigate the shooting, and police expect to have more updates later in the day.

Police said a suspect has not been arrested.

Anyone with information can call Phoenix police or Silent Witness if they wish to remain anonymous.

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