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2 taken to the hospital following shooting in Phoenix

Aug 19, 2023, 9:24 PM

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(Phoenix Police Department File Photo)

(Phoenix Police Department File Photo)

PHOENIX — Two people were taken to the hospital on Saturday night following a shooting in central Phoenix.

Officers responded to an incident shortly after 7 p.m. near 35th and Dunlap avenues after learning of a shooting outside a business. They learned one man was shot and left the area in a vehicle.

Once arriving on the scene, police found that a stray bullet struck a bus which was stopped in the road nearby. The bullet had hit a window in the bus which caused glass to hit the bus driver in the face. They were then taken to a local medical facility for evaluation.

Police would later get a call from 30th Avenue and Butler Drive where they would find the gunshot victim who had left the scene. The man, who was not identified, was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

There were no other injuries reported and no suspects have been detained.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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2 taken to the hospital following shooting in Phoenix