North Phoenix homeowner shoots and kills man after fight breaks out, police say

A man is dead after police say a homeowner shot and killed him when a fight broke out inside his north Phoenix home.

The incident happened just after 8 a.m. on Sunday near 16th Street and Union Hills Drive.

"Early information indicates the homeowner was inside his residence with a group of people. The homeowner was confronted by multiple people and a gun fight occurred inside the home. An adult male was shot and killed by the homeowner. The people who arrived with the victim fled the home after the shooting and remain outstanding. The homeowner remained on scene and cooperated with police," Phoenix Police Sgt. Melissa Soliz explained.

The man who was shot and killed was identified as 41-year-old Aaron Byous.

More Arizona headlines