Police investigating homicide of 42-year-old man in south Phoenix
PHOENIX — Police are investigating the homicide of a 42-year-old man who was found shot in his front yard in south Phoenix, authorities said Saturday.
At around 4 a.m., officers responded to a home near 42nd Street and Southern Avenue and found Efren Cayeros in the front yard of his residence, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
Fire personnel arrived and pronounced Cayeros dead at the scene.
During the investigation, witnesses told officers they saw a suspect leave the area prior to police arriving.
The investigation remains ongoing.
No additional was made available.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.