29-year-old man dead following South Phoenix shooting

- Officials with Phoenix Police said one person is dead, following a shooting in South Phoenix Tuesday.

According to a statement released by Sgt. Vince Lewis, officers responded to a call of a shooting near the 800 block of E. Hazel Drive. The caller had arrived at a home in the area ot find his neighbor outside, critically hurt with a gunshot wound.

The victim, identified by Sgt. Lewis as 29-year-old Mario Ruiz, was taken to the hospital, where he was later declared dead.

Anyone with information are asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377). Spanish speakers can call Testigo Silencioso at 480-TESTIGO (480-837-8446)

Si tiene alguna información sobre el caso, por favor llama Testigo Silencioso (480-TESTIGO, 480-837-8446)


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