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Glendale police looking for 3 suspects in fight that killed 14-year-old

(Facebook Photo/Glendale Police Department - Arizona)

PHOENIX — Glendale police are looking for three suspects in connection to the killing of a 14-year-old boy Friday night.

Police said Elijah Ochoa-Gamez got in a fight with three adults in front of his house near Bethany Home Road and the U.S. 60 around 11:30 p.m.

One suspect had a white pit bull with spots that was “used in the attack” on Ochoa-Gamez, police said, and one of the suspects stabbed the teen.

Ochoa-Gamez was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police described the suspects as:

  • male, 20-30 years old, curly dark brown hair, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7, average build, possible scar under left eye, seen riding a BMX-style bicycle
  • male, 20-30 years old, blonde hair, light-colored goatee, 5-foot-11 to 6 feet, thin build, possible tattoo on right arm
  • female, about 30 years old, dark hair, average build, possible full tattoo sleeve on left arm and tattoo of moon on left side of chest

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call Glendale police at 623-930-3000 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO.

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