Central Phoenix shooting leaves man dead, child injured
PHOENIX - Police are investigating a shooting in central Phoenix that left a child injured and a man dead.
Police say officers responded to reports of a shooting near 13th and Fillmore streets at around 8:30 p.m. on April 2. Once at the scene, officers learned that a boy who had been shot was taken to a nearby gas station. The boy was then rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police learned a second victim, 35-year-old Gerardo Chavez, had also been shot and was taken to a hospital by a witness. Chavez died at the hospital.
There are no suspects in custody.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting aren't known, and the relationship between the child and man wasn't detailed by police.
If you have any information, you're asked to call police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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