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Altercation elsewhere may have preceded shooting at Phoenix sports bar

PHOENIX — Police said a woman charged with fatally shooting a man and
injuring another outside a central Phoenix bar apparently had an altercation
with the victims at a nearby pub shortly before the killing.

Jessica Wood, 29, was held on charges of first-degree murder and attempted
first-degree murder after the Friday night shooting. Maricopa County jail officials did not respond to
an Associated Press request Monday to interview Wood.

According to police, Wood approached the two men and opened

One man later died from a gunshot wound to his leg. Another man remained
hospitalized Monday.

Police records indicated both victims were at a nearby bar prior to the shooting,
where they got into an altercation with a woman matching Wood’s description.


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