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Suspect detained after fatally shooting man on Saturday in Phoenix

Oct 17, 2021, 10:22 AM | Updated: 10:25 am
(Facebook Photo, File/Phoenix Police Department)...
(Facebook Photo, File/Phoenix Police Department)
(Facebook Photo, File/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — Police have identified a man who was fatally shot during a fight in Phoenix.

They said 21-year-old Earl Harrison Begay was taken to a hospital Saturday where he later died.

Police received a report of a shooting about 9 a.m. and reported finding Begay with a gunshot wound.

Begay was involved in an altercation with another man who pulled out a gun as the fight escalated, according to investigators.

Police said the shooter was detained for questioning, but his name hasn’t been released yet.

The case has been submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to determine if any charges will be filed.

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