Shooter allegedly acts in self-defense, kills man in Phoenix
Jun 10, 2023, 8:00 PM | Updated: Jun 12, 2023, 5:11 am
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
PHOENIX — A man is dead after he was shot Friday evening in Phoenix by a shooter police said was allegedly acting in self-defense.
Police responded to a call about a shooting around 7:30 p.m. near 16th Street and Thomas Road, the Phoenix Police Department said.
Officers said they found 55-year-old Cal Smith with a gunshot wound.
Smith was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A man at the scene suspected to be involved was detained.
Police said early information suggests the man was acted in self-defense. He was released pending the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing.