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17-year-old girl identified as person killed in south Phoenix alley shooting

Jul 5, 2021, 1:00 PM
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX — Police have identified 17-year-old Itzel Espinoza as the person who was found dead of a gunshot wound in a car Saturday morning in south Phoenix, authorities said.

Police responded to a call referencing a shooting around 5:30 a.m. near 35th and Southern avenues and found Espinoza seated inside a car in an alley with an apparent wound.

Phoenix Fire personnel pronounced her dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.

No additional information was available at this time.

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