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Police: 2 juveniles arrested in connection to killing of 18-year-old in Phoenix

The victim was shot and killed Thursday morning near 33rd and Sweetwater avenues in North Phoenix.

PHOENIX — Authorities have arrested two suspects in connection to the killing of an 18-year-old Thursday morning near Sahuaro Elementary School in North Phoenix.

Phoenix police said Ali Mohamed Samir was shot and killed near 33rd and Sweetwater avenues. The suspected shooter was seen fleeing from the area after Samir was wounded. 

Two juveniles have recently been arrested in relation to Samir's death, police said. Their identities have not been released. 

Details on a possible motive behind the teenager's killing have not been disclosed by investigators. 

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