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Drive-by shooting at Phoenix house party kills 31-year-old man

Police were called to a house party near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road early Sunday morning for reports that gunfire had broken out.

PHOENIX — One man is dead and another injured after a house party in west Phoenix broke out into gunfire. Phoenix police said they're still investigating the shooting and trying to identify a suspect.

The shooting reportedly happened around 3 a.m. Sunday near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye road.

Officers arrived at the home to find that two adult men had been shot during the party. Both men were taken to a local hospital where one later died of his injuries.

The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old Anthony Jones.

Authorities say the other man's injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said both victims were outside a residence and involved in an argument with people in a passing vehicle. Someone in that car fired a gun. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.


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