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Man dead after shooting at north Phoenix home, police say

Police said the shooting happened at a home near 16th Street and Union Hills Drive just after 8 a.m.

PHOENIX — One man is dead after a shooting at a home in north Phoenix on Sunday, authorities said. Police are still searching for the suspects involved.

Officers were reportedly called to a home near 16th Street and Union Hills Drive just after 8 a.m. where they found 41-year-old Aaron Scott Byous who had been shot multiple times. He died on the scene.

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Police said preliminary investigations into the shooting indicate a homeowner was at his house with a group of people. He was confronted by several people which resulted in a "gunfight" according to police. The homeowner shot and killed one of the people in the group, later identified as Byous. The rest of the group ran away following the shooting.

Police said that those suspects are still outstanding as of Wednesday, Feb 1.

The homeowner remained on scene and is cooperating with police.

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

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