Police investigating after body of gunshot victim found near Phoenix landfill
May 31, 2022, 8:04 AM
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
PHOENIX – Police are investigating after a man who’d been shot was found dead near a landfill south of downtown Phoenix on Monday morning.
Officers responded to a call about a shooting near Seventh Avenue and Magnolia Street, south of Interstate 17, around 7 a.m. and found the body, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
“It is believed the man was killed sometime overnight,” Sgt. Philip Krynsky said in the release.
The identity of the victim was not released. Police said he was in his early 40s.
Anybody with information about the case was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or, to remain anonymous, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish speakers.
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