Phoenix shooting leaves man dead, person at scene detained
Jan 28, 2023, 9:57 PM | Updated: Jan 29, 2023, 11:37 am
PHOENIX — A man died after a shooting in Phoenix on Saturday evening, authorities said.
Officers responded to the area of 12th Street and Highland Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. to calls of a shooting, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.
A man with a gunshot wound, later identified as 24-year-old Aaron Duwan Frazier Jr., was found and transported to a local medical facility.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital, authorities said.
According to police, an adult male was fueling his vehicle at a gas station in the area. Frazier approached the man with a gun and attempted to rob him. The man went back to his vehicle, grabbed a gun and shot Frazier.
The man called police to report the incident. Authorities conducted interviews and collected evidence at the scene. The man was not booked into jail.
The case will be reviewed further for any possible charges.