Victim hospitalized in Dec. 23 Phoenix shooting dies; teen suspect arrested

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  • 2023-01-29 03:25:08Z
  • By AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Phoenix police.
Phoenix police.  

The victim in a Dec. 23 shooting near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Jan. 17, police said.

Phoenix Police Department identified the victim as 51-year-old Shawn Hall.

The evening of the incident, Phoenix officers were told by a group of people that a man was shot near a bus stop. Officers drove to the northwest corner bus stop in the area where they found a victim with a gunshot wound. Phoenix Fire Department crews also responded and transported the victim to a nearby hospital with critical injuries, according to police.

Patrol officers contacted two people nearby who matched the description provided by a witness, police said. During interviews with detectives, police say they learned a teenage boy who was detained had shot the victim before fleeing.

A woman detained with the teen was later interviewed and released as a witness, police said.

The events that led up to the shooting remain under investigation, according to police. The teen suspect was taken into custody and referred to Maricopa County Juvenile Court Center on several felony charges.

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Victim hospitalized in Phoenix shooting dies; teen suspect arrested


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