According to a brief statement, officers were called out at around 3:20 a.m. to an area south of 43rd Avenue and Southern for a shooting call. When they arrived, they found an adult man with a gunshot wound. That man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The teen, identified as 16-year-old Isaac Gonzales, was declared dead at the scene by Phoenix Fire personnel.
"Preliminary information suggests the two males exchanged gunfire after a minor vehicle collision," read a portion of the statement released by police.
Loved ones say the shooting was completely random.
A GoFundMe was set up for Isaac, and it can be found here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/isaac-funeral-donations
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