PHOENIX — Police have released the name of a person killed on Thursday in a south Phoenix shooting, and identified the suspect as a teenager. The Phoenix Police Department said the shooting happened in the parking lot of a business near Central and Euclid avenues.
Police identified the victim as William Masters, 27.
When officers responded to the incident they found Masters, who had been shot multiple times. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died, according to authorities.
Detectives arrived to process the crime scene and interview witnesses. They were able to located a suspect in the shooting nearby, police said.
The suspect was taken to the hospital with medical issues following the shooting. Police identified the suspect as a teenaged male, and have since referred him to the Maricopa County Juvenile Court for charges.
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