Police: Murder victim shot at home, then dropped off at convenience store

Phoenix Police officials are looking for a suspect in a shooting that left a 43-year-old man dead.

According to a statement, officers were called to a Circle K convenience store near 16th Street and Southern Avenue at 8:26 p.m. Saturday.

The victim, identified as Jesus Guzman, was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Guzman later died from his injuries.

"A witness at the scene informed officers the victim was taken to the store from the actual location he was shot," said Detective Luis Samudio.

Officers were then led to a home along 16th Street, in between Southern Avenue and Roeser Road. A barricade was initiated, but no one was inside the home.

Investigators said there was evidence of the shooting found inside the home.

The suspect is described as a 26-year-old man. Police did not provide a detailed description of the suspect and that person has not been found.

The investigation is ongoing.

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