Phoenix PD: Man shot to death in fight near 23rd Avenue and Camelback

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Phoenix Police say a man was shot and killed in a fight with a security guard at a business near 23rd Avenue and Camelback Road on Feb. 27.

Officers came to a business near 24th Avenue on a shooting call early Saturday morning and found a man with gunshot wounds. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and later died from his injuries. An initial investigation revealed that there was a physical fight that led up to the shooting.

The victim is identified as Maurice Jones, 21.

Police say the fight possibly stemmed from when Jones had his car parked in front of a business for hours, blocking it.

"Jones was uncooperative with the business security guards and eventually got into a confrontation with a 51-year-old male security guard. During the physical confrontation, the security guard shot Jones," police explained.

The security guard remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Once the investigation is complete, it will be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office.