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2 people dead after double shooting in Phoenix

In the early stages of the investigation, police are working to identify a suspect.

PHOENIX — A 30-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man are dead after a double shooting in Phoenix on Monday afternoon.

The Phoenix Police Department said Tuesday that Cristina Palmares and an unidentified man were dead after the alleged shooting. 

Officers responded for a welfare check at a home near 48th Street and Broadway Road in southeast Phoenix around 3:15 p.m. 

The caller reported hearing gunshots earlier in the day but police were not called. 

Police found both bodies in the residence. 

Phoenix Fire personnel responded and pronounced both the victims deceased on scene. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call police or to remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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