Tempe Police investigate party shooting

- Tempe Police are investigating a shooting that broke out overnight at a party.

Officers say a fight broke out at 4:15AM during a party at a home in the 2300 block of Alameda Drive, near Roeser and 48th Street.   They say the victim and two friends were attending the party but were asked to leave; they left, but one of them threatened to return and open fire at the gathering. 

When the three people returned and rang the doorbell, two guests at the party answered the door and a fight broke out.  One person involved was carrying a knife.  Officers say oen of the guests shot the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound; the victim is reportedly in serious but stable condition.

Tempe Police are investigating to learn more details about what led up to the shooting.  Police say it's possible the person who opened fire was acting in self-defense.

This is a breaking news story.  Stay with Fox 10 News for updates.

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