Man shot, killed near I-17 in north Phoenix after argument ends in gunfire

A man has died after being shot during an argument near Interstate 17, Phoenix police said.

The shooting happened at around 8:30 p.m. on June 8 in north Phoenix near the I-17 off-ramp and Bell Road. According to police, two men had a verbal dispute in the area, and during the dispute, one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other man.

The suspect, identified only as a man in his late-20s, left the area on foot.

The victim was able to walk to a nearby Denny’s restaurant, where employees called 911. When police arrived at the restaurant, the victim was lying on the ground. He was hospitalized in extremely critical condition and later died from his injuries.

No identities were released. The victim was identified only as a man in his 30s.

There are no suspects in custody, nor do police have a description of the suspect to release.

Bell Road is shut down from I-17 to 29th Avenue due to the police investigation. Traffic from the I-17 off-ramp will be directed east.

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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The shooting happened near the I-17 off-ramp and Bell Road. According to police, two men had a verbal dispute in the area, and during the dispute, one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other man.The suspect left the area on foot.

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