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Police investigating homicide of 42-year-old man in south Phoenix

Jul 2, 2022, 4:00 PM
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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.

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Police investigating homicide of 42-year-old man in south Phoenix